The man who is described by his mouthpiece as “the constitutional lawyer in the Oval Office” is increasingly bored with the routine demands of his job (so much so that even Maureen Dowd has noticed) and finds the Constitution a darned nuisance and an obstacle. So, as Coral Davenport of the New York Times reports:
The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.
The president might try leading by example and forgo some of those trips on Air Force One. The destination is usually some fundraiser and the plane belches carbon by the ton.
He could stay in Washington and do his job. The planet and the electorate would appreciate it.