Ezra Klein of the Washington Post thinks the U.S. Constitution is too old and confusing. He notes that it is more than 100 years old! Well, yes, 223 is more than 100.
To the point, Ezra thinks that it is better to simply ignore the constitution than to pretend that anyone really understands it or cares about what it really means.
Just for you, EK, here's a little video primer on "natural law." This might help you to understand the importance of the self-evident concepts encapsulated in the Bill of Rights and the rest of the constitution:
Cheer up, Ezra. You don't have to be smart to enjoy the benefits of our constitution.
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