Clearly a fan of understatement, Ezra Klein once ran a blog called “Not Geniuses.” Now, of course, he demonstrates his ignorance on MSNBC.
Last week, Klein unwittingly advanced the cause of dead constitutions. He did a better job than any proponent could. He said:
The issue with the Constitution is that the text is confusing because it was written more than a hundred years ago.
(William F. Buckley once described a statement like Klein’s as evoking of the sort of pity one feels for the ignorance of animals.
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