For the Record, Obama Made Mincemeat of the Constitution

Good constitutional arguments can be made for and against President Trump's evocation of emergency powers to address the crisis at our southern border.  But the notion that such a declaration would encourage a future Democratic president to do something similar borders on the comic.  Democrats don't need encouragement. Under President Barack Obama, the Constitution was violated more wantonly than a goat at a Taliban bachelor party, and the faithful cheered every violation.  In early 2014, New Yorker editor and Obama groupie David Remnick wrote about his experience accompanying Obama on a west-coast fundraising tour. At one stop, when Obama walked out on stage, "It happened again: another heckler broke into Obama's speech.  A man in the balcony repeatedly shouted out, 'Executive order!' demanding that the President bypass Congress with more unilateral actions." Obama confirmed to the audience that, yes,...(Read Full Article)
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