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David Bernstein, professor at George Mason Law School, has a new book out titled Lawless: The Obama Administration's Unprecedented Assault on the Constitution and the Rule of Law. For a preview, check out his Volokh Conspiracy blogpost on the top six (not five, as in the headline) examples of lawless conduct by the Obama administration.

Many of these items might be familiar to people who have read my Washington Examiner columns appearing in February 2013, July 2014 and February 2015, and blogposts appearing in August 2014 and March 2015. Or you might want to go back to my May 2009 column which coined the term "gangster government"—the title of my Examiner colleague David Freddoso's 2011 book Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy.

It's a subject that provides never-ending grist for a journalist's mill.

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