In the good ‘ol days, it was “We are a nation of laws”.
It is awful, it is sad, it is rather pathetic to have to call your own President a liar. You make your own mind up on this….
“Even as we are a nation of immigrants, we are also a nation of laws. Undocumented workers broke our immigration laws, and I believe that they must be held accountable… “
Transcript: Obama’s immigration speech.
The least appropriate time to namecheck America as a nation of laws is when you have to decided to…
A. Illegally usurp Congress
B. Provide sanction to lawbreakers
C. Disregard the very immigration laws you’re mentioning
When you use phone and pen to run everything, then the country isn’t a nation of laws. It’s a nation of executive orders.
UPDATE: Interesting…No Mention of ‘Constitution’ in Obama’s Amnesty Speech