Remember when the question of Obama’s experience to be president came up and your buddies would tell you that he was a professor at University of Chicago teaching Constitutional Law, well, someone isn’t quite as away of this qualification or he never taught as Gibbs points out in this briefing.
Link to transcript at Talking Points Memo
Here is the interaction between Gibbs and Helen Thomas with a question which both thought would be easy to answer.
Why is the President blocking habeas corpus from prisoners at Bagram? I thought he taught constitutional law. And these prisoners have been there —
MR. GIBBS: You’re incorrect that he taught on constitutional law.
Q — for many years with no due process.
Patterico gives a lot of examples of the many times it has been pointed out that Obama taught Constitutional Law. I suspect that Gibbs misspoke, which makes you wonder how well he knows what is going on if he doesn’t even know what Obama has done in the recent past. But, it does explain how Obama is walking all over our constitutional rights – he has no idea what is in the Constitution.
Makes me think that we are closer to the plot in the movie The Spirit of ’76 than we realize.