Originally Posted by MaggieD
In fairness, Bush did the same thing, though not to the same extent:
Bush -- 63 Executive Orders in 8 years, 12 of them having to do with 9/11
Obama -- 61 Executive Orders in less than half that amount of time.
List of United States federal executive orders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Don't forget about Bush's "Signing statements, which was almost the same thing