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March 5, 2011

Magical Thinking

The technocrats' assumption is that if something is a good idea, then it must be constitutional.
There is no separation in their minds between a good thing for government to be doing and what is allowed by the Constitution. If it's the former, it must magically be the latter. If something is deemed unconstitutional despite being (in their eyes) a good idea, then there must be some mistake! Let's keep arguing how good of an idea it is. At some point it will have to become constitutional then. Won't it? -- What Would Happen If A Lefty Actually Considered The Constitution? « Rhymes With Cars & Girls

Posted by Vanderleun at March 5, 2011 12:45 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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To paraphrase Justice Scalia, what is the compromise position between what the Constitution says and what liberals want it to say?

Posted by: Gagdad Bob at March 5, 2011 5:20 PM

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