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Obama was trained as a constitutional lawyer.  If push comes to shove he can invoke the 14th Amendment, specifically Section 4 of the Due Process Clause:

The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law ...  shall not be questioned.

Invoking the 14th Amendment would inflame the TeaBaggers BUT it would probably be supported by the general public as well as the plutocrats.  

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Sun Oct 13th, 2013 at 01:59:17 PM EST

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