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comment by GodOfAtheism
GodOfAtheism  ·  1321 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: When the Supreme Court is this wrong, it's time to overrule them

>I think this is a direct result of the sort of deification that has occurred in regard to our nations founders.

I'm of the opinion that it's more because of the rise of partisan politics and the needless political grandstanding that comes with it. Republicans are evil big business bullies who want to sell yellowstone to comcast and Democrats are soft babies who want to let illegals take our jerbs, and nothing that one side suggests can possibly be of benefit to the other.




thenewgreen  ·  1321 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Sure, partisan politics is a big part of it. Also, I would suggest that the Right has done more than the left to suggest that amending the constitution is somehow un-patriotic, unless it is to make abortion illegal or something like that. That said, I don't think that there is a politician on either side that embraces Citizens United. At least not publicly.