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Ronald Reagan
Executive orders are a bipartisan pastime
Executive orders are a bipartisan pastime

House Speaker John Boehner has made it clear that he intends to block the Obama administration's executive order shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from the threat of immediate deportation ("Congress scrambles to avoid Homeland Security shutdown," Feb. 26). Won't the Republicans ever stop trying to bully their ideas on us? How quickly they forget. So far, President Barack Obama has issued only 203 executive orders. President George W. Bush issued 291, his dad issued 166 (but that was for just four years), and Ronald Reagan issued 381. How can it be OK if a Republican president issues executive orders but not OK if a Democrat does? Does the GOP make up the...