President Obama, Meet Justice Brandeis

We now know that our brilliant constitutional law professor president doesn't know anything about constitutional law.  This isn't just a matter of some loose remarks in the Rose Garden -- he is still wildly mis-citing cases in this area, displaying a profound ignorance of our constitutional history and of history generally.  Not the kind of kind person you would want "transforming" your country. We all know that last Monday he said: I am 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. Weirdly, on Wednesday, the president's press secretary asserted that the president did not say this -- although we've all seen the tape multiple times.  It was a strange thing for a law professor to say. On Tuesday, in a weirdly passive, plodding, rehearsed-sounding tone (check the tape at 53:18 if you don't believe me), the president tried to...(Read Full Article)