Skip to comments.WashPo's Ezra Klein Says We Can't Understand The Constitution- Written Too Long Ago
Posted on 12/30/2010 10:56:42 PM PST by JLWORK
Via Michelle Malkin:
Heres a good piece by Doug Powers, commenting on the Washington Posts Ezra Kleins belief that the Constitution isnt understandable because it was written over one hundred years ago. Youve got to see this video, if you havent already:
Where do these journalistic jamokes like Klein come from, anyway? Who hires them? Who needs them? I can read even the English that was written a few centuries ago really. But heres what Ezra says on MSNBCs The Daily Rundown regarding the Republicans intention to read the entire Constitution aloud after the new Congress is sworn in:
Q: Is this a gimmick??
A: Yes, its a gimmick. I mean, (laughs), you can say two things about it. One is it has no binding power on anything, and then, two, the issue of the Constitution is not that people dont read the text and think theyre following. The issue of the Constitution is that the text is confusing because it was written more than a hundred years ago and what people believe it says differs from person to person, and differs depending on what they want to get done. So, I wouldnt have expect too much coming out of this.
Hey, Ezra. Listen to me, man. Ive read the darned thing a few times, myself. I dont have any trouble understanding it. The language is as clear and precise as it can be. In fact, Ezra, I think that the clarity is a work of beauty and genius.
So, whats wrong with Ezra? What is it he thinks that we regular working schmucks cant understand in the Constitution?
As Powers points out, the entire document is what- six pages in length? When was the last time in history a Republic like this one was constructed on a sixpage blueprint?
Maybe Ezra is related to some higher-up at the Post or at MSNBC. Tell you what. I dont know how he got his job, or how he keeps it with stupidity like this. I wouldnt hire this guy to flip burgers. I dont think hes qualified.
Heritage Foundation is all over this like snot on a doorknob:
and Iowahawk gives him the bitch slap of the new century:
and a link to Doug Powers:
LOL. And the, er...colorful simile :)
Ezra Klein is a domestic enemy of the Constitution. Who will keep their oath?
The Communist Manifesto was written over 100 years ago, too, but I bet he understands it.
We should listen to Ezra. He does have a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA. (sarc off)
1 in 5 high school grads can’t pass the IQ test to get in the armed forces so they become reporters or a congressman.
All electrical energy in this loon’s brain shut down a long time ago.
Now, THAT is a good one. Thanks,