Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

No Obama Hypocrisy

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

No Obama Hypocrisy

Article excerpt

In Charles Krauthammer's Feb. 20 column ("Voters in November Need to Win One for Nino") he once again rallies his Republican Party followers behind attacks on Barack Obama and, once again, misses the mark with faulty logic.

As with most Republicans on the subject of replacing Justice Antonin Scalia he sees President Obama as a hypocrite, touting his opposing views on the subject of Supreme Court justice appointments now and in 2006. Mr. Krauthammer misses the point. He labels Mr. Obama as being a hypocrite when, in fact, he should be judging him based upon the political function Mr. Obama was filling at the two points in time.

In 2006 Mr. Obama was a U.S. senator, whose constitutional role includes advising on presidential Supreme Court nominations and voting against it if he sees fit. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.