Does President Obama respect the Constitution?
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
- Duration 3:24
- Date Jan 29, 2013
Peter Johnson, Jr. weighs in
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And after you win after the Second Amendment and guns now the president unhappy with freedom of speech going after the First Amendment.
Openly criticizing Fox News Channel and Rush Limbaugh saying quote.
One of the biggest factors is going to be how the media shapes debates give them Republican member of congress is not punish.
On Fox News or by Rush Limbaugh for working with the Democrat on a bill of common interest -- -- Tennessee.
-- -- -- doing it here to comment Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior what's the president.
-- there the import -- presidency playbook is open and there in the middle of the book at at this point so as you say the Second Amendment is in doubt.
And now the First Amendment is seriously in doubt.
When -- president -- I need to embrace those people.
Who embrace me I need to embrace MSNBC.
They know how to do compromise and because they will take my talking points in the morning and throughout the day perfect I need to embrace those people who believe in my ideology.
I need to embrace everything that rejects the First Amendment.
I need to embrace a philosophy that says if you object.
Or seek debate that that's bad yeah and then you're an enemy of the state this is a tough tough situations -- the president given in the new republic.
In which he trashed republicans' big time they don't have a compromise they don't know how to seek out.
The inner selves and reach out in a truthful way for the American people.
That one left leaning outfit does in fact fox doesn't turn and so -- Rush Limbaugh and fox become the targets.
For a progressive.
At the same time the president will give give his fiancee and for the First Amendment.
Sure that's -- he'd -- of course the president's got all the Democrats yet he's got the entire mainstream media.
-- -- -- we got some scared Republicans in his camp of the so.
Without Fox News and rush.
-- this you know it it just seems like well hey if you have everybody on his side Rush Limbaugh responded to the president's attack yesterday on the show we want to play just -- seconds of that.
The president is.
Is is she targeting me now.
And fox knows the only remaining -- media opposition apparently.
I frogs the -- the president to probably just trying to goad me -- -- saying something extreme like that whatever happened.
Fox News stands for the First Amendment today as -- Bristol-Myers Limbaugh.
The job -- Fox News is to go after policies and to go after politicians.
In a constructive way.
Fox News has the best reporters in America.
And the best commentators and thinkers in America if that upsets the president of the United States or the democratic leadership.
Then so be it that is the bulwark of our democracy.
Asked Thomas Jefferson as Alexis -- Tocqueville commenting on America look at our history without a free press there's not a free America.
Without a free fox there's not a free America people can love us -- -- watches or not.
But fox is doing its job.
Fair and balanced means something especially in the media that's in the tank across the board and the president does not like.
There's a reason we're number one are absolutely Peter Johnson thank -- -- much good to -- our history.