NJ Cop: Obama Doesn’t Follow the Constitution, so Neither Should We

Does the idea of a police officer not following the Constitution sound just a tad bit wrong do you? Well, one New Jersey police officer was caught on video arguing with someone at a municipal building, declaring that if President Obama doesn’t follow the Constitution, then he shouldn’t have to either.

Steve Wronko had a camera inside the public building as part of an investigation he was doing, and Officer Richard Recine tracked him down to ask who he is what what he’s doing there. Wronko repeatedly asserted a First Amendment right to be doing what he’s doing, but Recine was having none of it.

In fact, he said, “Obama has decimated the friggin’ Constitution, so I don’t give a damn, ’cause if he doesn’t follow the Constitution, we don’t have to.”

Police Director Robert Manney appeared in the video too, but after Recine had made those comments, and upon learning what Recine said, he called it an “embarrassment” and said there’s an investigation underway.

You can watch the full confrontation here:

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