In a segment this morning discussing the breaking news that a panel of judges on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unanimously
ruled that some of President Obama's recess appointments had been made
in an unconstitutional manner, MSNBC's Thomas Roberts turned to network
contributor and former Democratic Senate staffer Jimmy Williams for his
Williams conceded the the court had ruled correctly, but
rather than chiding the president for violating his oath of office with
unconstitutional appointments, he blamed Senate Republicans for driving
Mr. Obama to do so. For his part, Roberts agreed, mumbling "mm hmm" in
reply to the ex-lobbyist's partisan swipe.
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