Brennan takes oath on draft Constitution—without Bill of Rights

 

 

Oh, dear. This is probably not the symbolism the White House wanted.

Hours after CIA Director John Brennan took the oath of office—behind closed doors, far away from the press, perhaps befitting his status as America’s top spy—the White House took pains to emphasize the symbolism of the ceremony.

“There’s one piece of this that I wanted to note for you,” spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at their daily briefing. “Director Brennan was sworn in with his hand on an original draft of the Constitution that had George Washington’s personal handwriting and annotations on it, dating from 1787.”

Earnest said Brennan had asked for a document from the National Archives that would demonstrate the U.S. is a nation of laws.

“Director Brennan told the president that he made the request to the archives because he wanted to reaffirm his commitment to the rule of law as he took the oath of office as director of the CIA,” Earnest said.

 

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One thought on “Brennan takes oath on draft Constitution—without Bill of Rights

  1. Web Master March 11, 2013 / 8:56 AM

    H/T to http://libertycrier.com for the story…

    Oh the irony. They fail to uphold the very law they swore an oath to. Traitors deserve to be shot in the face. Fuck ’em!

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