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GOP Minority Leader Doesn’t Know the Difference Between the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8s1eoVrjshE[/youtube] Keith Olberman’s Countdown segment last night has it on video.  But here’s what Rep. John Boehner said: This is my copy — this is my copy of the Constitution. And I’m going to stand here with our founding fathers who wrote in the preamble, “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are…

We hold these truths to be self-evident…

Today we celebrate our national independence 233 years after the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. I’m relieved…