He’s just announced that he is going to assume lawmaking powers. He does not recognize the majority in the House of Representatives. I don’t know how much more clearly he can say it. You know what this is folks? This is a gradual, quiet coup. That’s what is taking place. It’s gradual. It’s quiet, in the sense that it’s non-violent. But it’s a coup!
What is worse, as Levin notes, is how the GOP leadership in Congress won't stand up to Obama, raising the white flag when they said they wouldn't shut down the government.