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Executive Authority

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal gave a press conference (on Fox) about the extensive and complicated efforts he is supervising in response to the storm  — security, health care, flood control, power restoration, population movements, etc.

What a lesson on what governors — chief executives — must do, responsibilities that professional legislators can only imagine.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...


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