his fellow Republicans gave him quite a cold shoulder
Yeah, such a "cold shoulder" that they let him draft the amendment and then pushed the result through the ratification process.
Sorry, but you're still stuck unless you wish to join the Night Of The Living Constitution crowd in repudiating the whole notion of original intent.
posted on 07/13/2004 8:59:27 AM PDT
(Panties & Leashes Would Look Good On Spammers)
As I said, read Berger. I don't have time to copy the entire chapter on a post.
Suffice it to say, Berger shows that Bingham's comments were at best muddled and though he might have made the first draft of the amendment, that language was not what became the final, ratified product.
posted on 07/13/2004 12:54:23 PM PDT
(If we buy into the nonsense that we always have to vote for RINOs, we'll just end up taking the horn)
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