Here's a clue to anyone who cares about the 13th Amendment. You are safer when the amendment is in the hands of an originalist, rather than a living constitutionalist.
Barbara Walters made me cringe. But Whoopi made me want to throw something at the screen.
Here's a clue to anyone who cares about the 13th Amendment. You are safer when the amendment is in the hands of an originalist, rather than a living constitutionalist. Living constitutionalists can ignore the stuff they don't like. Originalists (true originalists, anyway) can't.
It would be elitist to excuse her from knowing what should be common knowledge.
I think that people should know that the Constitution is amendable and has been amended, yes.
It's reasonable to discuss what civic knowledge citizens should know in a Republic.
Maybe McPalin can offer to support an ERA ratification convention in return for a commitment to support axing Roe.
McCain: "I want people who interpret the Constitution of the United States the way our founding fathers envisioned for them to do."
Whoopie: "Does that... should I be worried about being a slave, being returned to a slave? Because certain things happened in the Constitution that you had to change."
We're agreed. Likewise NARAL fanatics.