Constitution apparently declared optional by Obama administration

Thomas Lifson
Evidence continues to accumulate that President Obama regards the Constitution's requirements as merely suggestions. ABC News reports:

With the clock running out on a new US-Russian arms treaty before the previous Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or START, expires on December 5, a senior White House official said Sunday said that the difficulty of the task might mean temporarily bypassing the Senate's constitutional role in ratifying treaties by enforcing certain aspects of a new deal on an executive levels and a "provisional basis" until the Senate ratifies the treaty.

Jonah Goldberg comments, "Senat, Shhmenate". The Anchoress provides a roundup of web commentary.

Hat tip: Lucianne.com
Evidence continues to accumulate that President Obama regards the Constitution's requirements as merely suggestions. ABC News reports:

With the clock running out on a new US-Russian arms treaty before the previous Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or START, expires on December 5, a senior White House official said Sunday said that the difficulty of the task might mean temporarily bypassing the Senate's constitutional role in ratifying treaties by enforcing certain aspects of a new deal on an executive levels and a "provisional basis" until the Senate ratifies the treaty.

Jonah Goldberg comments, "Senat, Shhmenate". The Anchoress provides a roundup of web commentary.

Hat tip: Lucianne.com