E.J. Dionne Jr.: The Founders' true spiritQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|It is dangerous to turn the Founders into quasi-religious prophets who produced a text more like the Bible or the Talmud. It's neither. It is a governing document that was the product of compromises and arguments. We do a disservice to ourselves and the Founders alike if we take them out of history and demand that they settle arguments that we ought to settle on our own.|
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