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“My Oath, Like Your Oath, Is to Uphold the Constitution”

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"“My Oath, Like Your Oath, Is to Uphold the Constitution”"

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This is some good indignation right here from Senator Pat Leahy (D-VT) in response to Sara Taylor’s view that her oath of office was an oath of personal loyalty to George W. Bush:

Expressing good, old-fashioned outrage isn’t my strong suit since I’m really way too soaked in the culture of irony. But this kind of thing is almost beyond outrageous. The lack of self-awareness that has to go into a person who knows she under fire saying something like that, as if she genuinely has no idea that public officials are supposed to uphold the law and the constitution.

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