Obama Should Take Joe’s Advice For Once

When responding to Senate Republicans last week regarding their recommendation that the SCOTUS vacancy be put off until the next president assumes office, Obama, the Constitutional-Scholar-In-Chief, was sure to let us know last week that:

“Historically, this has not been viewed as a question,” Mr. Obama said last week. “There’s no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on off years — that’s not in the constitutional text.”

Of course, we all know that there is precedent for this; and while not specifically addressed in the Constitution as to not allowing it, it also doesn’t say it has to happen, either. [Read more…]