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Boehner Stands Up

All due credit to John Boehner, who told his House colleagues on Wednesday that the institution will sue the executive branch to defend the Constitution's separation of powers. The Speaker is showing more care that the laws be faithfully executed than is President Obama.

In a memo to the House, Mr. Boehner detailed the institutional injury Congress is suffering amid Mr. Obama's "aggressive unilateralism," which is as good a description as any of his governing philosophy. When the executive suspends or rewrites laws across health care, drugs, immigration and so much else, elected legislators are stripped of their constitutional role.

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