Huffpost Politics

Paul Broun: Obama Upholds Soviet Constitution, Not U.S. Constitution

Posted: Updated:
PAUL BROUN
(AP Photo/Gregory Smith) | AP

A Republican member of the House of Representatives said Tuesday that President Barack Obama upholds the constitution of a socialist state that ceased to exist more than 20 years ago.

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Obama upholds the constitution of the Soviet Union: "The Constitution I uphold and defend is the one I carry in my pocket all the time, the U.S. Constitution. I don’t know what Constitution that other members of Congress uphold, but it’s not this one. I think the only Constitution that Barack Obama upholds is the Soviet constitution, not this one. He has no concept of this one, though he claimed to be a constitutional lawyer."

Broun tweeted during the 2011 State of The Union from his own office that Obama believes in socialism. In a 2008 interview, he compared Obama to Hitler and Karl Marx.

More recently, in the 2012 election cycle, video surfaced of Broun, who is also a doctor, calling evolution and the big bang theory "lies straight from the pit of Hell."

Also on HuffPost:

Close
Tea Party Statements
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Paul Broun 'honored' people are asking him to run against Saxby Chambliss

Paul Broun on Saxby Chambliss challenge: 'How can you not think about it?'

Your daily jolt: Paul Broun, Saxby Chambliss trade jabs on spending

Broun Picks Up Paul's Fight Against Fed

Ron Paul lives: Will Fed be dead?

Georgia's Broun keeps Ron Paul's anti-Fed mission alive in new Congress

House conservatives hit President Obama on guns

Rep. Broun: Obama follows the Soviet Constitution

Paul Broun Votes Against Fiscal Cliff Deal

Paul Broun introduces Audit the Fed