Business, Economics, Education, History, Law, Media Criticism, Political Commentary, Social Commentary Our “Democracy” August 22, 2022 Rand Simberg 4 Comments …needs a Great Reset.
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Conservatism is inherently a reform based ideology but it doesn’t do well drawing the right people into leadership and “service” or creating the right incentives for the wrong people in these roles. They also don’t do well inculcating young folk while our friends to the left are amazing at it.
The 26th amendment wouldn’t be an issue if people on the right were more involved with their kids when it comes to political ideologies as they are with math and reading.
It will be interesting to see what program Walsh proposes. The task ahead is monumental, and the outcome extremely uncertain. But it is already underway, piecemeal.
The phrase “…by any means necessary” always makes me nervous.
It’d help if the author would spot sarcasm. This part is completely unserious:
Behind door #2 we find this gem, a cowardly unsigned contribution to the Harvard Law Review called “Pack the Union: A Proposal to Admit New States for the Purpose of Amending the Constitution to Ensure Equal Representation.” A sample:
And what follows is an argument that Congress should create over 100 states from the District of Columbia. Sorry, that’s not a real suggestion. My bet is that this is a ham-handed complaint about gerrymandering .
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