At a town hall meeting of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, President Obama stressed the critical importance of a nation respecting and affirming its system of laws for it to succeed.
This from a man who is currently being sued by the House of Representatives for illegally changing laws in the 2010 Affordable Care Act, who has failed to faithfully execute the laws of the land as he has sworn to do, whose Justice Department has made a mockery of its apolitical status, who has circumvented the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and has elicited calls for impeachment on the basis of his capricious lawlessness and refusal to secure the nation’s borders.
Speaking Monday in Washington at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, a week before his major U.S. – African Summit meeting of 50 leaders from that troubled continent, Obama said, “Regardless of the resources a country possesses, regardless of how talented the people are, if you do not have a basic system of law, of respect for civil rights and human rights, if you do not give people a credible, legitimate way to work through the political process to express their aspirations, if you do not respect basic freedom of speech and freedom of assembly…it is very rare for a country to succeed,” allafrica.com reported.
The president treated his 500 young listeners to a smorgasbord of platitudes and a laundry list of programs he intends for future leaders, but failed to mention that when the executive branch of a government disdains the legislative branch, the system grinds to a halt.
Obama’s contradictions, flip-flops, empty rhetoric and hypocrisies have become standard fare for pundits, which sophisticated members of the audience may have known, but his disrespect for America’s Constitution towers as his most egregious violation of them all.
He may have lectured on Constitutional Law at Harvard, but he inexcusably failed to heed this critical maxim on the road to the White House, from the country’s greatest president, Abraham Lincoln.
“Let reverence for the laws…become the political religion of the nation.”
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