Obama, like most Progressives, seems to have a problem
identifying the U.S. Constitution
The Constitution, Nazis, and the Corpse
By Jim O'Neill Saturday, February 6,
Recently I’ve noticed several things that the Progressives are having
trouble with. Well, actually a LOT of things, but this article will focus on
just a few of them.
First of all, Obama, like most Progressives, seems to have
a problem identifying the U.S. Constitution.
In his State of the Union address, Obama stated that “We find unity in our incredible diversity, drawing
on the promise enshrined in our Constitution: the notion that we are all created
Darn near made me want to stand up and salute, (something
our POTUS could use some lessons in, by the way). There’s a problem here,
however. It turns out that “the notion that we are all created equal” is not
“enshrined in our Constitution”—it’s from the Declaration of
Doesn’t say much for Obama’s grasp of the Constitution,
when he confuses the U.S. Constitution, with the Declaration of
This mistaken attribution is an understandable faux pas for
your average “Joe six-pack,” but Obama’s supposed to be a Harvard-trained
Constitutional lawyer. It doesn’t say much for Harvard Law School, or Obama’s
grasp of the Constitution, when he confuses the U.S. Constitution, with the
Declaration of Independence.
(Note to the White House (and Harvard Law School): they are
two totally different documents, with different wording, and different
purposes. They are not interchangeable. I know—bummer).
One can imagine Obama’s final exam on Constitutional
Harvard Law professor: “Mister Obama, what are the opening
words of the U.S. Constitution?”
Obama: “Uh, ‘When in the course of human
Harvard Law professor: “Close enough! You
No wonder these folks have so much trouble following the
If I may, let me make a suggestion to the
Progressives (and Harvard). The Cato Institute sells a small book that
contains a copy of both the Constitution, and the Declaration of Independence.
It’s inexpensive, so there’s really no excuse for you not to have one—as a handy
reference, you know..................