[StBernard] Cass Sunstein says the conservative view of the Constitution requires a 'time machine'
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Mon Sep 27 23:29:37 EDT 2010
Cass Sunstein says the conservative view of the Constitution requires a
Posted on September 26, 2010 at 4:00pm by Scott Baker
Anybody feel like a dinosaur? Over at the dependable YourDaddy's Politics
blog we find a flashback within a flashback. This Cass Sunstein a few years
ago (during the Alito confimration hearings I think) talking about
conservatives and the Constitution:
"Some conservative legal thinkers like Justice Scalia and Justice Thomas
think that the Constitution means what it originally meant. That means we
should understand the document by going into a kind of 'Time Machine' and
capturing the public understanding of the public that ratified the document
a century or more than a century ago."
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