But given the context, the former seems far more likely. In either event, what was even more striking was the use of my government which caught my eye. It seems to reinforce the idea that – laws be damned – this is his show and he’ll run it as he sees fit.
That’s the sort of thing a European Prime MInister would say. Of course, you can get rid of a Euro PM by a simple no-confidence vote at any time during his term in office.
The same is not true of Prime Minister Obama.