The Constitution

“The American Constitution…is written in a style that is not very attractive to the average reader.  The key phrases come a long way after the beginning and the citizen gets bored before he catches up with them.  For years, now, Congress has taken no notice of the powers it has been invested with by this document.  Now and then some crank from Nebraska or Dakota raises an uncouth voice to demand a little of the liberty proclaimed by the Fathers of the Republic, but the roar of the rotary presses soon drowns such rustic vociferations.”

-AMERICA AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1944

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