Posted February 17, 2016 8:00 pm by Comments

By Johannes Paulsen

Justice Antonin Scalia may have gone on to his reward, but his judicial philosophy has only become more power here in the mortal realm. Don’t believe me? President Obama — of all people — appears to have endorsed Justice Scalia’s judicial philosophy of original intent for interpreting the U.S. Constitution. Just yesterday, he stunned this political observer by referring to the “clear,” plain language and original intent behind the wording in the U.S. Constitution . . .

Mark Landler and Jennifer Steinhauer, reporting for the New York Times on Tuesday, had the story:

“The Constitution is pretty clear about what is supposed to happen now,” Mr. Obama said during a news conference after a meeting in California with…[Southeast Asian] leaders. He said that the Constitution demanded that a president nominate someone for the court and that the Senate either confirms or rejects. “There’s no unwritten law that says it can only be done on off years,” Mr. Obama said. “That’s not in the constitutional text.”

I, for one, welcome President Obama to this brave new world (for him, anyway,) of Constitutional interpretation, and applaud the philosophical growth and maturity that he is showing. By adopting the philosophy …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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