Samantha Bee has a thing or two to say about the alleged constitutional crisis following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
For starters, there isn’t one.
The host of TBS’ Full Frontal pulled out the manual for such crises — aka the Constitution of the United States — on Monday night to point out that President Barack Obama is fully authorized to appoint Scalia’s replacement should he choose to do so during his last year in office.
Oh, and that alleged Strom Thurmond “rule” that challenges Obama’s right? Press play and you’ll see where that falls on a larger list of “rules,” somewhere alongside “He who smelt it, dealt it” and such.
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