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Obama Master of Political Deceit?

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/04/06 09:11:59
Even Richard Nixon would be preferable to Obama and his stealth deception

One of the highly developed talents of President Barack Obama is the ability to say things that are demonstrably false, and make them sound not only plausible but inspiring.

That talent was displayed just this week when he was asked whether he thought the Supreme Court would uphold ObamaCare as constitutional or strike it down as unconstitutional.

He replied: “I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.”

But how unprecedented would it actually be if the Supreme Court declared a law unconstitutional if it was passed by “a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress”?

The Supreme Court has been doing precisely that for 209 years!

Nor is it likely that Barack Obama has never heard of it. He has a degree from the Harvard law school and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago law school. In what must be one of the most famous Supreme Court cases in history — Marbury v. Madison in 1803 — Chief Justice John Marshall established the principle that the Supreme Court can declare acts of Congress null and void if these acts violate the Constitution.

They have been doing so for more than two centuries. It is the foundation of American constitutional law. There is no way that Barack Obama has never heard of it or really believes it to be “unprecedented” after two centuries of countless precedents.

In short, he is simply lying.

Now there are different kinds of liars. If we must have lying Presidents of the United States, I prefer that they be like Richard Nixon. You could just look at him and tell that he was lying.

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  • JoeBtfsplk 2012/04/06 09:56:13
    JoeBtfsplk
    +3
    Quite likely the master of speaking from both sides of his mouth.

    There should be an award he could give himself?

    He needs another opportunity to appear in public.



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  • HOMBRE 2012/04/07 02:25:53
  • R. 2012/04/06 11:34:15
    R.
    +1
    While Reagan was an actor before he took office, this guy began honing his
    acting skills at the dimocratic convention before he ran for office. I would have
    thought he would have done some acting in the community theatre while he
    was organizing it.
  • JoeBtfsplk 2012/04/06 09:56:13
    JoeBtfsplk
    +3
    Quite likely the master of speaking from both sides of his mouth.

    There should be an award he could give himself?

    He needs another opportunity to appear in public.



    llll
  • R. JoeBtfsplk 2012/04/06 11:27:48
    R.
    +2
    Great pic.
  • JoeBtfsplk R. 2012/04/06 12:20:07
    JoeBtfsplk
    +2
    thanks!

    I thought it a very real and true depiction

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