Perhaps I’m in error, but I see this action as a blatant assault upon the separation of powers, thus our Constitution.
One can implicate the assault on the EPA, but it appears to me as the EPA operations are under the influence of the Executive branch, therefore this move is totally Obama’s whether he ducks in the closet to hide from the responsibility of this action, or not.
I think this has been planned for some time. Bambi appointed the current head of the EPA, one Lisa Jackson, on January 23. She was in charge of a similar state environmental department under Gov. Corzine. She lists “climate change” as one of her big interests, and was involved in “multicultural environmental outreach,” whatever that is.
One of the things that Obama and the gang did right away was appoint radical supporters to the various agencies that operate lethally but quietly in the unscrutinized darkness of the bureaucracy. Congress had to approve some of them, but this was routine, in most cases. However, it was clearly his plan all along to use these agencies to make an end run around Congress for things that Obama, Ayers, et al, thought might be too radical to stand public debate.