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Obama: Constitution 'Constrains' Me

dash174 Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 12:38 AM
His arguement that he is "constrained" by the constitution and can only do as "we the people" ask him to do only works if he actually pays attention to what the constitution says and what the "people" want. So far, in his entire time in office, he has shown very little concern for what anyone other than what he himself wants.

In his pursuit of overarching gun control legislation in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre, President Barack Obama has been dogged. He's been relentless. He's been demagogic, too, whether flanking himself with schoolchildren (the implication being that his political opponents don't care about dead kids) or suggesting that if just one life can be saved by his legislation, we ought to buy into it wholeheartedly (a proposition that would justify almost any sort of government overreach).

But on Wednesday, President Obama took his gun control push a step further: He admitted that only the Constitution stands between him and...