Apparently Obama hasn't heard about the Oath to the Constitution. Oh, wait, maybe he has and he just doesn't trust that Naval Academy cadets think he's on the right side of that Oath.
Inside the Beltway
By John McCaslin (Contact) | Thursday, May 21, 2009
Graduating midshipmen of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis are being told in writing to leave at home or in their vehicles all "ceremonial swords" and anything else "that might be considered a weapon or a threat by screeners" for Friday's outdoor commencement ceremonies featuring an address by President Barack Obama.
Inside the Beltway has obtained the academy's list of prohibited items for this year's graduation exercises, which, besides ceremonial swords, includes umbrellas.
Yes, cell phones and texting are still allowed.