The Courts & the Constitution

You will frequently hear me talking about how anemic the political class is when it comes to standing by and for the Constitution and if you’ve been listening for any length of time you know that I can be particularly hard on Republicans. I’m hard on the Republicans because I expect more from them, but there is plenty of blame to go around. The courts for example. When you go to law school, they don’t teach you the constitution. They teach constitutional law, which is completely different and more dangerous than teaching nothing at all. They teach that the men in black robes know more then the people who actually wrote the constitution. The result of this is that judges have little appreciation (or understanding) for the Constitution and frequently driven by ideology and politics, instead of the Constitution. Keep listening if you want to know the specifics of how the courts have let us down.