I think if we were given transcripts (that are not forgeries) we would find that Obama was a mediocre if not bad student with sympathetic professors who advanced him on the color of his skin and not the content of his brain. Also note, huge judicial smack-down today by the 5th circuit court ordering the DOJ to present a 3 page, single-spaced paper on Eric Holder’s understanding of judicial review. Ouch. Watching this is almost painful (and by painful I mean filling one with so much joyful giddiness one’s sides hurt from the mirth.) Thank you edgeofthesandbox again for the free content. Always appreciated ;)
Over at No One of Any Import, Linda was saying that surely Barack Obama knows that it’s Supreme Court’s job to interpret the law, and that when he opined that to declare Obamacare unconstitutional would be unprecedented, he simply appealed to the ignorant masses. I’m not sure what he knows.
Steven Hayward (via Instie) makes a point that Barack Obama’s knowledge of the Constitution might very well be limited to applications of the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment. If I know anything about graduate education in the United States, it’s that it’s so compartmentalized that the students too often forgive themselves lack of general knowledge. Given his background, I kind of doubt that our President read the Constitution. For all we know (and we know very little about his schooling) he was never required to read it, and it was simply not a cool book…
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