Rowyn (rowyn) wrote,

Separation of Powers

The thing that struck me as neat about this article is that the Justice Department is arguing in favor of a law that the administration opposes.

This is not schizophrenic. It's good. Because that's one of the things the executive branch is supposed to do -- enforce laws. Whether the people in the executive branch like the law in question or not is immaterial: it is their duty to enforce the law. I don't like the law in question either, but it still makes me happy to see the system working the way it's supposed to.

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