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February 25, 2013

"If you’re the president, if you’re a member of Congress, if you are a TSA agent,

the only reason why somebody should listen to what you say, instead of horsewhipping you out of town for your impertinence, is because you exercise power via the Constitution.
If the Constitution doesn't count, you don't have any legitimate power. You're a thief, a brigand, an officious busybody, somebody who should be tarred and feathered and run out of town on a rail for trying to exercise power you don't possess." -- Full Podcast: Glenn Reynolds on Politics, the Constitution, and Technology

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 25, 2013 10:44 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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