Two proverbs: "A rose by any other name smells as sweet" and "A rotten mackerel by moonlight still stinks."
From Obama issues 'executive orders by another name' (USA Today, December 16, 2014):
...Obama has made prolific use of memoranda despite his own claims that he's used his executive power less than other presidents. "The truth is, even with all the actions I've taken this year, I'm issuing executive orders at the lowest rate in more than 100 years," Obama said in a speech in Austin last July. "So it's not clear how it is that Republicans didn't seem to mind when President Bush took more executive actions than I did."
Obama has issued 195 executive orders as of Tuesday. Published alongside them in the Federal Register are 198 presidential memoranda — all of which carry the same legal force as executive orders....
Read the entire article HERE. Then retrieve your jaw from the floor.