Powerline notices the story behind President Trump's executive orders - they are all things he said he was going to do during the campaign.
Each of these policies or practices, though, fulfills a campaign promise. President Trump is doing what candidate Trump said he would do.
It turns out that Donald Trump needed to be taken both seriously and literally.
Keeping campaign promises is a good thing. One can even argue that it’s a sine qua non of a properly functioning democracy.