Unconventional thinking on convention
I run hot and cold with Bill Maher, but I was amused by his take on that "goddammed pice of paper" those of us who aren't
King President like to call the Constitution. It starts like this:
Now, I know liberals have been on a high these last 10 days, and it can't be the meth because that's a gay evangelical drug. But let's remember that all that really happened was, Republicans went so batty for so long that common sense seemed like a new idea.He goes on to suggest we hold another Constitutional Convention and rewrite the thing. He actually makes some good points.
Let's not delude ourselves into thinking that this election brought new thinking to Washington. It didn't. It brought Democrats, who are often just Republicans slowed down a step by a sense of shame.