…for a Constitutional law professor should be demanding a refund.
He really needs to stop letting Joe Biden write his remarks for the Press.
President Obama today said that he was “confident” that his signature Health care law would be upheld by the Supreme Court but warned that should the court rule the law unconstitutional, it would be an “unprecedented extraordinary event.”
He’s right. Most people in government don’t often tell him no. Especially twice.
Obama reminded reporters that conservative commentators, have complained about “judicial activism or a lack of judicial restraint,” that “an unelected group of people would somehow overturn a duly constituted and passed law.”
That sound you just heard was God waiving off the universe imploding on itself because that bit of irony amused him to no end. But seriously, I’m having trouble with the idea that saying that the Commerce Clause won’t support the government mandating that people buy a product just because they draw breath would hardly be “a lack of judicial restraint”.
“Well, this is a good example and I’m pretty confident that this court will recognize this, and not take that step.” Obama insisted.
He was pretty sure that Chicago was a shoe- in for the Olympics, too.
“I’m confident that this will be upheld because it should be upheld,” Obama concluded.
Having gone through law school myself, I’m confident that this answer would flunk him out of class…even at the University of Chicago.
WHAT. A. DOLT.