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Positive obstructionism

Once again left-wing hypocrisy knows no bounds. After seven years of a president who routinely violates both the Constitution and his oath of office, John Strobel (“Move on, obstructionists” — Feb. 20) wants us to adhere to the rules. What a joke.

Strobel reminds us President Obama “shall” nominate a replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia. He is accurate as far as he goes. For those interested, in Article 2, Section 2, Paragraph 2 is something he conveniently ignores: “With the Advice and Consent of the Senate.”

Obama’s history tells us he holds himself above taking advice from anyone with a brain. If he holds to that course, the Senate should not grant consent.

The worst president in American history has already appointed two of the worst Supreme Court judges in all of American history. Why let him pack the court with a third to replace on of the best there has ever been? Enough already. His nominee should never get a vote.

I love obstructionism. It, too, is part of the Constitution for good reason.

Don Keeney

Lacrosse, Wash.


 

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