Comment of the Day: Why our Constitution is far from perfect
Howard Chandler Christy's painting of the scene at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia
Earlier this week, Stewart Mills criticized Rick Nolan for deleting a tweet from his official account calling the U.S. Constitution an "imperfect document."
But as commenter Patrick Solomon points out, there's at least one glaring reason why our country's founding document is flawed.
Here's what Solomon said:
Sure, some might excuse things like the Three-Fifths Compromise by arguing that the Constitution is inevitably a product of a very different time and place, but still -- we're skeptical of anyone who thinks anything created by creatures as imperfect as humans is capable of perfection in the first place.
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