Video Flashback: John Lewis on Obama: If You Don’t Respect the Man, Respect the Position « Tammy Bruce: Apparently, Civil Rights icon Rep. John Lewis believes “respecting the position of the presidency” only applies to Democrat presidents.
Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who has stoked controversy after saying he doesn’t believe Donald Trump is a legitimate American president, sang a very different tune last year when discussing critics of President Obama.
In an interview on CNBC, Lewis said that even if Obama’s critics don’t like him as a person, they should at least “respect the position.”
The comment came in a conversation about whether Obama bears any responsibility over the state of social division in America. Lewis said Obama has faced unprecedented hostility on account of his race….
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