A Very Simple Job Description

President Obama complains constantly that his job is made harder because of the negative slant of the Constitution.  The job description of the president of the United States, as described in the Constitution, consists of only 322 words (Article II, Sections 2 and 3).  That's it.  Three hundred and twenty-two words. Not 322 pages, not 322 paragraphs, not 322 sentences.  Three hundred and twenty-two words.  Period.  More than twice that many words (664, to be exact) are used in Article II, Section 1 just to define the process of choosing the president, and they include even the exact language of his oath of office. This short job description covers only five areas: The president is the commander-in-chief of the military. The president is responsible for insuring that the laws passed by Congress are executed and enforced as written. The president is allowed to grant pardons for crimes other than impeachment.  The president ...(Read Full Article)