John Compton’s book ‘The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution’ argues that some of the worst political excesses of modern liberals were created and enabled by the progenitors of the religious right.
Eliminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees was the natural culmination of a tit-for-tat escalation by both parties. The brinksmanship is all symptomatic of a much larger problem.
During Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings senators and commenters are batting around words like ‘textualist,’ ‘originalist,’ and ‘evolutionist.’ Here’s an illustration.
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