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April 15, 2011

Obama Reverses Himself (amaze-agog!) On Signing Statements

Separation of powers? It's for you Constitution-lovin-homos. Not for me.

Not for me.

Therefore, the president wrote, “the executive branch will construe section 2262 not to abrogate these Presidential prerogatives.”

In other words: we know what you wanted that provision to do, but we don’t think it’s constitutional, so we will interpret it differently than the way you meant it.

In a mere few days, President Awesome yet again reverses himself on a major issue, one he hammered President Bush over, the use of "signing statements".

Here's how he felt about it before he felt differently about it.

He sure keeps his head on a swivel, in a vicious cock-fight.

tips from commenters Damiano and others in the previous thread (including mbt shoes! Thank you), and vid via Hot Air)

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posted by Dave In Texas at 10:32 PM

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