3. A dictator
During a sequester press conference, Obama said, “I am not a dictator. I’m the President. So, ultimately, if Mitch McConnell or John Boehner say, we need to go to catch a plane, I can’t have Secret Service block the doorway, right?”
The president was responding to a question about having Congressional leaders come to the White House to work out a deal on the mandatory federal budget cuts.
4. A judge
During a press conference about the sequester, Obama, responding to a question about how the administration had asked the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage, said, “I’m not a judge, I’m the president.”
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