President Obama on Friday is expected to announce details of his long-awaited executive moves on immigration. Nevada is the home state of soon-to-be Senate minority leader Harry Reid, who faces a very tough reelection fight in 2016.
President Obama is poised to take executive action on immigration, a move many Republicans equate to granting amnesty. But nothing Mr. Obama can do will be permanent.
Any move to defund Obama's executive order will fail in the Senate or produce a government shutdown that will be taken as a sign that Republicans can't govern. So, file a lawsuit, be smart, and win in 2016.
This week's round-up of commentary covers the tragedy of unaccompanied immigrant children, the lack of solutions in Gaza, the problems for democracy in Thailand, the isolation of Britain, and why the US didn't invite Zimbabwe to the Africa Summit.