My daily email containing the editorials and opinion columns from the Washington Post included an item written by E.J. Dionne entitled “Supreme Court activists: Conservative justices forget we’re a democracy.”
Surely this was a mistake.
- Doesn’t Dionne know that the Constitution was adopted in part to protect basic freedoms from untrammeled majoritarianism?
- Is he unaware that Article 1, Section 8 lists “enumerated powers” of the federal government, and that health insurance isn’t mentioned?
- Did he forget that America is a constitutional republic, or perhaps was never taught?
- Did he not learn about separation of powers in school, and...