…you mean, The Constitution?

From Obama’s speech tonight on the “destroy American Jobs Act”

“How many jobs would it have cost us if past Congresses decided not to support the basic research that led to the Internet and the computer chip? What kind of country would this be if this chamber had voted down Social Security or Medicare just because it violated some rigid idea about what government could or could not do? How many Americans would have suffered as a result?”

“Some rigid idea,” better known as the balance of powers & limited government, set forth by our founders in the United States Constitution …which I’m pretty sure President Obama swore to uphold.

Here is the full transcript of Obama’s speech from earlier tonight.