Wednesday, November 16, 2005

That damn Magna Carta!

Mainstream judge speaks out | MetaFilter:
"Well, you've got your ordinary redneck Bush voter who wants to roll back the New Deal and take us back to 1920 or so. Then you've got the nitwit religious right, they'd like to undo the Enlightment which gets us back to the 17th century. And then there's the intellectual elite of the Republican Party who want to return to the executive the power that has been 'usurped' by the courts; they'd basically like to revoke the Magna Carta, so now we're talking about people who think the 1200s were the good old days."

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