They don't praise Obama's usurpation of congressional authority in any way but instead condemn it as a 'short-term solution' to the 'immigration problem'. A mild criticism, at best but one that keeps their options open so that if there is a huge backlash on this, Romney/Rubio can hammer Obama all day long on this action. However, if the polls show citizens approve of this (I hope not), they cannot be accused of being anti-immigrant and their tepid disapproval now won't be an issue in the campaign.
Weak? You bet - but they're politicians, not crusaders and certainly not conservatives. Still, no matter how calculated, it's not a bad response. Let's hope the opposition to this latest Obama outrage is big and sustained, as it should be.
My concern is that all the media blather about how 'humane' and 'compassionate' this partial, de facto amnesty is will resonate with the gullible public that won't stop to consider the very negative ramifications making millions of illegal aliens 'legal' will have on our economy, culture and politics. They'll find out - too late.
Calculated is right. What would our founding fathers think of a man who can't stand up to evil. He is more worried about looking pretty or sounding pretty then governing like a stateman. He has to “create” who he is. How pathetic.