Ace is writing on the Park Service shenanigans during the shutdown (emphasis in original):
Obama does not own the military, the government, or the national parks, media. Obama instead is the trustee of these things -- but is required to oversee them for the benefit of their true owners, the American People.
Here are some other things a trustee cannot do: [snip]
And he definitely, definitely may not block the beneficiary from enjoying the property held in his name to coerce the beneficiary to pay him more for his services as trustee, or to give more freely to charities the trustee favors.
Read the whole thing.