It was Constitution Day yesterday, so I spent part of it compiling a non-exhaustive list of the ways Barack Obama has violated the Constitution.How Obama Is Trashing the Constitution
First, let’s dispense with a persistent media trope, which is that Barack Obama was a “constitutional law professor” in Chicago. Former University of Chicago Law School Interim Dean Richard Epstein blew a hole through that recently with his recollection that New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor’s claim that Mr. Obama was offered tenure is utterly false. Mr. Obama was never even a law professor, just a part-time lecturer.
“[U]nder no circumstances would an offer to Obama be tenured…,” Dr. Epstein told the Daily Caller. “The thought that the law school could have made a tenure offer to a person with no academic writing was out of the question.”
Now for some examples of Mr. Obama’s violations:
1/22/13 (THE WASHINGTON TIMES):
The presidential oath of office requires belief in and defense of the Constitution. Yet this president may have had one hand on the Bible while the fingers of his other hand are crossed behind his back.Sneaky assault on the rule of law: President’s alarming disregard for the Constitution
Frustrated by a divided government — and a divided people — President Obama repeatedly chooses the “expediency” of ignoring the Constitution.
Consider his actions in his first term of office:
One of the saddest Kremlin reports we’ve ever read stated that during President Obama’s meeting with President Medvedev at the Asia-Pacific summit of APEC Nations in Singapore, the American leader when asked his thoughts on Prime Minister Putin’s warning that the United States should cease its march towards socialism replied, “It doesn’t matter since for all intent and purposes the US Constitution is dead”.