The Justice Department checked with the White House before informing a federal judge that it was already carrying out part of President Obama’s immigration amnesty, administration attorneys revealed in documents filed in court late last week as they tried to head off a judicial spanking.
The attorneys turned over the communications with the White House to Judge Andrew S. Hanen, who is hearing the major case challenging Mr. Obama’s 2014 deportation amnesty, but the lawyers pleaded with the court not to look at the documents on grounds that it would intrude on the president’s powers.
I see. “Please don’t look at the facts of the case.”
I’m trying to wrap my head around how the Justice Department operates these days. I’m like that kid in that Breakfast Club movie who has to write an essay and he’s chewing on his pen and looking skyward and turning the phrase over and over in his head, trying to divine the meaning of it, hoping to find inspiration: “Please don’t look at the facts of the case. …Hmm… Please don’t look at the facts of the case… …Please don’t look at the facts of the case…”
“Please. do not. LOOK. at the effing. facts. judge. I rest my case.”
I am America’s Senior Comedian. Thank you for your kind attention in this matter.