Elections have changed a bit
Reader comment on: Schumer Versus The First Amendment
in response to reader comment: Amendments are as American as apple pie
Submitted by ben (United States), Nov 23, 2011 22:59
Elections as our founders envisioned them were far different affairs than today. If the activist Supreme Court overrules acts of congress such as McCain-Feingold, the only way left to fix a broken electoral system is through a constitutional amendment. Things are going to get a lot worse before they get better.
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The Future of Capitalism replies:
Wars are different today, too. Does that mean Congress should rewrite Article I where it give Congress the power to declare war, and the Supreme Court should just give Congress a pass on it (otherwise it's being "activist"?). Money was spent on elections in the days of the Founders, too.
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