The permanence of the Internet is a great thing. Every now and then, someone will revive, for present-day scrutiny, some sanctimonious declaration or other made by an elected official who never should have been elected.
The one that’s going around this week features Presidential candidate Barack Obama, circa 2008, taking the wood to President George W. Bush, as well as President Barack Obama (circa 2014), for unConstitutionally extending the reach of the executive branch into lawmaking territory.
What would candidate Barack Obama have said about his 2014 threat to use “a pen” and “a phone” to legislate a progressive agenda that Congress – the Nation’s proper lawmaking body – has avoided?
If you missed the link above, watch the video here.