Here you go

This is exactly right. There is no way that the Constitution isn’t “living”. The language is indeterminent, it is interpreted by people immersed in this society. Of course their views are shaped by their experience. Indeed, their views are probably most shaped in ways that they don’t see or understand.

What the right wing has done again is to cast its policy preferences in terms that do not reference their policies. They have to do this because they know that if most people knew what they think and what they want, they would recoil in shock and disgust. Therefore, they must hide their views and cast them in reasonable sounding but untrue and, indeed, impossible syllogisms.

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