Loc: Puget Sound, WA
Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
who amongst our national leadership, or aspirants for the office of President, do you think has the intellectual chops to have been a member of the Constitutional Convention?
Mostly the Constitutional scholars and experts who have demonstrated their intelligence and sense of fairness: Barack Obama, Laurence Tribe, Robert Reich. I had William F. Buckley in my list, but I see he died back in 2008 which says a lot about current Republican intellectualism.
Thanks to the orange Fatass currently occupying the White House, Conservatives lost their momentum to hold a Constitutional re-write Convention by having the majority of State Legislatures of thirty-seven to rewrite the Constitution in the very stated goal of a very theocratic (God, guns and ammo) voice aka Sharia-lite.