Newt gives his thoughts on the current breakdown of the Constitution and law that we are seeing from Democratic cities across the country.
The Ingraham Angle
June 9, 2021
Well, this is enormously dangerous, and I suspect it’s going to start leading to a whole series of lawsuits because you have governors who are clearly violating the US Constitution. The Constitution was written to guarantee our rights against the government. And now you have governments out here, whether it’s on blocking churches from having sessions or whether it’s dictating to people or saying which businesses can open up or which schools can open up, and I agree with your analysis. There’s something about being a liberal Democrat that just loves power. It’s an addiction. And they love being in charge. And they love, frankly, corruption. And so, they use their power to reward their friends and punish their enemies and to take care of their family and to take care of their political supporters. And I think this is the largest breakdown of the U.S. Constitution in the nation’s history, not counting the civil war. But I think in a non-Civil War environment, it’s astonishing in places like New York or Michigan or Illinois or California how much power these governors have grabbed. And you’re exactly right. It makes them the equivalent of a third world dictator and it guaranties massive levels of corruption.
Yeah. I think California this last year lost $9 billion in tax revenues as people just left. I think some of the most famous people in California are now in Florida or Texas. I think you’re seeing people move to Utah, to Idaho, to Arizona. In fact, Arizonians are worried that if too many Californians show up, they’re going to try the change it to a blue state. But the other thing is deeper and sicker, and you see it in the Biden administration. There’s an entire generation of left-wing Democrats who have total contempt for the rule of law, total contempt for the Constitution, and believe it is their God given right to override the Constitution and to tell you how to live your life. And if you don’t listen to them to use the power of government to punish you. It’s an extraordinary dangerous assault.
Look, what she just said is first of all anti-American, anti-patriotic and in a sense racist. The person flying that flag could be an African American who served in the Marine Corps or a person of a Latino background who loves America. This idea that red, white, and blue is bad, I have to tell you I disagree deeply, bitterly with the Biden’s administration’s decision that American embassy can fly both the Black Lives Matter flag and the gay pride flag. The American embassy should fly the American flag, and only the American flag. And the Congress ought to pass, there’s a bill in called the old glory bill which is very clear, the only flag we should fly at an American embassy is an American flag.