But if that’s true, he’s certainly not leading by example.
Shortly after being sworn in the Biden administration gave Peter Robb, general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, a choice: resign by COB or get fired.
As The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberley Strassel points out, the decision to oust him breaks precedent and "will likely be only the first of many exercises of raw power."
The general-counsel position is a Senate-confirmed four-year appointment at an independent agency; Mr. Robb had 10 months left in his term. No NLRB general counsel had ever been fired, and the Biden White House provided no cause for the action. Mr. Robb pointed all this out in a return letter and respectfully declined to step down. So Mr. Biden (“we must end this uncivil war”) canned him. […]