Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Progressives see Constitution as Darwin-like

Darwin believes in evolution, and hence the progressives believe in an "evolving" Constitution as opposed to a "stagnant" one that never changes. They believe the Constitution must evolve, and hence believe the Constitution to be "Darwin-like."

Like life, constantly evolving, the Constitution also must evolve. Wilson noted on the 1912 campaign trail that "living political constitutions must be Darwinian in structure and in practice. Society is a living organism and must obey the laws of Life.. it must develop."

Thus, "all that progressives ask or desire is permission -- in the era when 'development,' 'evolution',' is the scientific word -- to interpret the Constitution according to the Darwinian principle."

In other words, as Goldberg writes, "this interpretation leads to a system where the Constitution means whatever the reigning interpreters of 'evolution' say it means."

So the next time you want to critic Congressmen, Senators or the President for wanting to do something you think is "unconstitutional," like I did about the Social Health care Program, you should understand that progressives see this as no big deal, and a necessity.

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