The Cato Institute's Michael F. Cannon highlights a revealing on-camera exchange where Rep. Phil Hare (D-Ill.) admits just how seriously he took his oath to uphold the Constitution when it came to ObamaCare:
Off-camera: Where in the Constitution…
Rep. Hare: I don't worry about the Constitution on this, to be honest.
Off-camera: [Laughter.] Jackpot, brother.
Rep. Hare: What I care more about — I care more about the people that are dying every day that don't have health insurance.
Off-camera: You care more about that than the U.S. Constitution that you swore to uphold!
Rep. Hare: I believe that it says we have the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Now you tell me…
Off-camera: That's the Declaration of Independence.
Rep. Hare: It doesn't matter to me. Either one…
[Lots of childish sniping.]
Off-camera: Where in the Constitution does it give you the authority to…
Rep. Hare: I don't know. I don't know.
Off-camera: That's what I thought.
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