Yet such an imperious manner of governance will not be limited to gun control. Obama and Democrats are embracing the same strategy with respect to raising the debt ceiling, absent any genuine spending cuts. In short, they’re acting like Republicans are irrelevant.
Yet the administration is well aware that its “never let a crisis go to waste” approach is on tenuous ground regarding gun control. The Washington Post notes that “as the shock and sorrow over the Newtown, Conn., shooting fades, the tough fight facing the White House and gun-control backers is growing clearer.”
Some people are accusing the CBS television station of subtly mocking Christians in a new Super Bowl XLVII advertisement, which was broadcast several times during an AFC Wild Card playoff game on Sunday.
The ad features Neil Patrick Harris, an openly gay actor and star of the hit comedy series "How I Met Your Mother," wearing football eye black which has the date of this year's big game – Feb. 3, 2013 – written on it.