It used to be that Governors appointed Senators to sit in DC to represent the interest of the state.
Actually, it was the state legislatures. The federal senator was originally the envoy of the legislature of his state, with the job of protecting the power of his state's government against federal usurpation.
posted on 11/27/2012 7:07:33 AM PST
(You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
My apologies for being misinformed. The intent was understood though. It came down to protection of state sovereignty.
posted on 11/27/2012 7:12:25 AM PST
(It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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