On the Left, Founders Ill-Remembered

Leftists have long labeled our Constitution an impediment to progress.  It is a document, they claim, best-suited for an evolutionary interpretation -- a view held to accommodate their changing, foundationless agenda.   In an effort to undercut the value of the very ideas that are central to our exceptional nature, progressives regularly denigrate our founders.  More, they denounce those who defend America's bedrock principles as fanatical, even racist.      Consider recent remarks by Richard Stengel, managing editor of left-wing favorite Time Magazine.  Chiding Americans who hold to a traditional, or Originalist interpretation, he writes: "We can pat ourselves on the back about the past 223 years, but we cannot let the Constitution become an obstacle to ... moving into the future."  And just what specifically is our Constitution supposedly obstructing?  Why, "ObamaCare," of course, or some other "sensible health care...(Read Full Article)

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