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Monday, August 15, 2005

How the White House and Congress Are Establishing an Imperial Presidency

King Bush!

Analyses of pending and expected antiregulatory proposals have revealed the usual themes from years past - net benefits, regulatory budgeting, sunsets, and so on. An unexpected theme has also been emerging, which is worth noting for anyone committed to a progressive vision of an open, accountable government responsive to public needs: a trend in favor of concentrating power in the White House free of democratic accountability. In short, the creation of an imperial presidency.

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