President Obama, employing his strongest language to date on the Supreme Court review of the federal health care overhaul, cautioned the court Monday against overturning the law -- while repeatedly saying he's "confident" it will be upheld.
The president spoke at length about the case at a joint press conference with the leaders of Mexico and Canada. The president, adopting what he described as the language of conservatives who fret about judicial activism, questioned how an "unelected group of people" could overturn a law approved by Congress.
"I'm confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress," Obama said.
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I think he meant to say "I'm confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong-armed majority of elected Democrat Congressmen."
Oh...my...goodness. What does he think the Supreme Court is there for? Has he not heard the term "checks and balances"? Does he not understand that they're unelected so as to be above the political fray?
How IGNORANT is this guy?!
P.S. - thanks. I couldn't get it on Fox, they're covering the Oakland school shooting.
He would find that difficult to understand, since in his mind, the Constitution is just an old relic.