After the airline pilot had managed to land his plane -- albeit bumpily -- following a descent through exceptionally heavy weather, he came out of the flight deck to bid his passengers farewell as they gratefully entered the jetway on their way back to terra firma.
The most memorable comment he received was from a little old lady who asked him politely whether he would please satisfy her curiosity on just one point: "Did we land, or were we shot down?"
***This is the problem. These same people would be screaming at the top of their lungs if a Republican wanted to do the same things Obama has been doing. To be a Democrat/liberal is to be a hypocrite.
Most Americans think the president shouldn't be able to ignore the courts – but nearly half of Democrats disagree, a new poll shows.
The Rasmussen Reports survey finds 60 percent believe the commander in chief shouldn't be able to ignore federal court decisions, with just 26 percent disagreeing.
"But perhaps more unsettling to supporters of constitutional checks and balances," the report notes, is that 43 percent of Democrats believe the president ought to be able to ignore the courts if he believes it's important for the country.
The report finds 35 percent of Democrats disagree with that view, compared with 81 percent of Republicans and 67 percent of independents.