Poll: Obama over-reached on F&F executive privilege

The mainstream media cofferdam around the Fast and Furious scandal didn't work. Reassurances from Democrats and their media lickspittles that this is just a "fishing expedition" have been to no avail. The Hill has taken a poll, and discovered that the cover-up isn't working.  Neil Stanage writes: A clear majority of likely voters believes President Obama has exercised his executive power inappropriately - particularly in blocking the release of documents relating to Operation Fast and Furious, according to a new poll for The Hill. (snip) Sixty-one percent of independents said they disapproved of the president's actions, and just 25 percent approved. Among Republicans, opposition to the president's use of executive privilege was more entrenched at 78 percent. Even 28 percent of Democrats, and 30 percent of self-identified liberals disapproved of Obama's position. Before the GOP takes too much comfort, though, keep in mind that Obama's complaints about Congress have taken some...(Read Full Post)