For the second time this year, talk-radio giant Rush Limbaugh has expressed his fear that President Obama may not step down when his term ends in 2017.
To make his point on his national broadcast Tuesday afternoon, Limbaugh cited Obama’s three-year extension of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.
This extension, said Limbaugh, is a cynical ploy to “make sure this law doesn’t harm him and his party politically.
It’s also is “impossible to implement, and “proof that [Obamacare] is a disaster, it’s an albatross.”
So, not surprisingly, Limbaugh continued, “they’re delaying [the full implementation of Obamacare] until Obama’s gone.”
“Although what evidence do we have that Obama’s leaving?” Limbaugh added provocatively.
Adopting a whining, skeptical voice, Limbaugh mimicked naysayers: “‘Well, Rush, the Constitution says … .’
“But the Constitution also says he can’t do what he’s doing here. The text of Obamacare specifically prohibits what Obama is doing. But very few people are talking about that. ”
To those who fail to acknowledge the true seriousness of the matter, and grumble about Obama’s “political maneuvers,” Limbaugh scoffed “he’s making illegal maneuvers. This is not legal. This is not permitted.”
However, Limbaugh added, the average person doesn’t seem to care about whether or not the nation’s chief law-enforcement officer is himself a lawbreaker – or even violating the Constitution he swore under oath to defend.
After all, Obama had declared his intention to stay in Washington, D.C. after the next election.
“Can you guess why that might be?” Limbaugh had asked. He speculated that the ex-president will want to “stay in town to make sure that whatever he accomplishes is not unwound,” specifically, Obamacare.