Constitution Matter?

Posted: July 2, 2011 in Category - Constitutional Understanding, Constitution Matter?, Media, Richard Stengal

“Late last week, I fisked Richard Stengel’s Time Magazine cover story  “One Document, Under Seige(update: click here for the one page version) but it deserves more discussion.  I consider it nothing less than a journalistic scandal that this piece was (1) a cover story, (2) written by their Managing Editor, (3) who serves in an organization dedicated to teaching other journalists about the Constitution, and yet it is rife with factual errors, including many that are obvious simply by reading the Constitution.

My mistake in the last post on the subject was trying to catalogue everything wrong with it, leading me to take issue with his philosophy, too and thus what got lost for some was the simple fact that Stengel was clearly factually wrong on many points, often when the facts could be determined by doing nothing more than reading the Constitution. . .”

Read the rest at: http://patterico.com/2011/06/28/thirteen-clear-factual-errors-in-richard-stengel%E2%80%99s-essay-on-the-constitution-and-i-am-looking-for-your-help/

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