Saturday, April 10, 2010

Politician Admits on Video to Tea Partier That He Doesn’t Care About The Constitution

Be sure to check out the link for the video.
clipped from newsflavor.com

Congressman asked about healthcare and says he doesn’t care about the Constitution, then goes on to prove that he doesn’t even know the difference between the Constitution an Declaration of Independence.

Sadly, many politicians
not only fail to care about interpretation of the Constitution, they do not care what the Constitution says at all.

Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter to William Johnson on June 12 1823, “On every question of construction [of the Constitution] let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit manifested in the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed.”

Rep. Phil Hare started to reply, “I don’t worry about the Constitution on this to be honest.
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