Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Quote of the Day

"In practice, US officials seem to know better than to indulge in the patriotic myth that our constitution is the greatest system of government ever devised."
—Matthew Yglesias

1 comment:

T.K. Tortch said...

Well, maybe it ain't the grandest. But knowing Yglesias, his prime beef with it is probably that it tends to thwart him and his from comprehensive, grasping, and permanent political power with which to enact the totality of his political vision, down to the nth detail.