No Standing

Bush and Cheney are long gone, but the Unitary Executive lives on:

The Obama Administration argued Monday that no court, including the Supreme Court, has the authority to hear a challenge by Indiana benefit plans to the role the U.S. Treasury played in the Chrysler rescue, including the use of “bailout” (TARP) funds. The Indiana debt holders, U.S. Solicitor General Elena Kagan wrote, simply have no right to raise that issue, thus putting it out of the reach of the courts.

“Don’t like the way we run things?” asks the Obama Administration. “Then we’ll see you in court — not!”