Will history judge Obama kindly? Meet one impartial observer who thinks so

Will history judge Obama kindly? Meet one impartial observer who thinks so

For better or worse, Barack Obama will not be serving a third term in office unless he is able to get the 22nd Amendment repealed tout de suit. (Note to the president: No, you cannot repeal a constitutional amendment by executive fiat.)

Could he win a third term in the event he could run? In the view of one humble observer, the answer is a wistful “probably.” I say wistful because the speaker in question is none other than Obama himself.

Addressing the African Union yesterday, he said:

Now, let me be honest with you. I do not understand this. I am in my second term. It has been an extraordinary privilege for me to serve as the President of the United States. I cannot imagine a greater honor or a more interesting job. I love my work. But under our Constitution, I cannot run again.

I actually think I’m a pretty good president. I think if I ran, I could win. But I can’t. So there’s a lot that I’d like to do to keep America moving, but the law is the law.

It is interesting to hear a man who has made blatant disregard for the Constitution a hallmark of his presidency say, “The law is the law.”

(h/t Washington Free Beacon)

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Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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