SOWELL: TO TIME MAGAZINE — YES, THE CONSTITUTION MATTERS!

THOMAS SOWELL: “In Mr. Stengel’s rehash of this argument, he declares: “People on the right and left constantly ask what the framers would say about some event that is happening today.”

Maybe that kind of talk goes on where he hangs out. But most people have enough common sense to know that a constitution does not exist to micro-manage particular “events” or express opinions about the passing scene.

A constitution exists to create a framework for government — and the Constitution of the United States tries to keep the government inside that framework.

[READ Thomas Sowell’s “July 4th” at jewishworldreview.com]

 

Also check out the THIRTEEN factual errors in the flimsy and fluffy news periodical of record (amongst dentist waiting rooms):

[Read “Thirteen Clear Factual Errors in Richard Stengel’s Essay on the Constitution (And I Am Looking for Your Help) (Update: My Letter to the Editor)”   from patterico.com]

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