Congressman Tim Scott of South Carolina has been hailed by many as the “smart” black Republican so far, for his refusal to prostitute himself with the sort of Lawn Jockey antics of Alan West of Florida – or Herman Cain.
Here, he jumps off a cliff, claiming he would seek to impeach President Obama for following the 14th Amendment.
And Tim Scott should have the IQ not to go there.
Whether the disputed clause in the 14th Amendment –
“The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law…shall not be questioned.”
is applicable or not is a Constitutional question. In no way, other than in the most brain dead brainwashed conservatives fecund imagination does a Constitutional interpretation issue between the Executive and Legislature reach the “High Crimes and Misdemeanors” bar set for the impeachment of a elected Federal Official…
However – trying to short circuit that conduct of legitimate business by the Government through the illegal and baseless threat of Impeachment…