Now that the Supreme Court has thoroughly embarrassed President Obama through a series of 9-0 decisions (i.e. overreach on the use of recess appointments and restricting the First Amendment rights of pro-life protesters) and in yesterday’s 5-4 ruling in the Hobby Lobby case ruling the administration out of bounds on the Obamacare contraceptive mandate, it is only a matter of time before President Obama publicly rebukes the Supreme Court.
Obama is a man that does not take defeat well. I think the Supreme Court setbacks played a role in his angry Rose Garden address yesterday over immigration in which he basically told Congress to drop dead and that he would act alone. Methinks his future actions on immigration will be subject to future scrutiny by the Supreme Court.
In any case, I predict that President Obama will rail against the Supreme Court during his SOTU address next year as he did in 2010 when he lambasted the Court over the Citizens United decision. We all remember Justice Alito shaking his head and saying, “Not true.”
Well, if President Obama should publicly excorciate the Supreme Court in this manner again then all the Justices should in unisom shake their heads and say, “Not true.” Then they should get up en masse and walk out on President Obama.