Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Is the Latest Sign of the Presidency Becoming a Monarchy

Source: Reason
by JD Tuccille

“President Joe Biden’s national vaccine mandate sparked a lot of debate and set political seismometers jumping even more frantically than usual. Most commentary has focused on two issues: Is forcing people to take vaccines a good idea, and will the courts sign off on the government’s authority to do so? Those are great discussions to have, though anything involving ‘forcing people’ should be a non-starter by default. But another important question is raised by the president’s gambit to displace the Afghanistan fiasco from the headlines: How, in the United States, can one guy just impose his preferred policies, whether they’re good, bad, or indifferent?” (09/13/21)

https://reason.com/2021/09/13/bidens-vaccine-mandate-is-the-latest-sign-of-the-presidency-becoming-a-monarchy/