Updating the Constitution & subversive friendships for divided times
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We asked a provocative question earlier this week about the U.S. Constitution. Should we rewrite it? Or further amend it? And if so, what would you include in the new constitution or amendments?
Y’all had some varied opinions. What follows is the overview and a sampling of diverse viewpoints.
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Back in the day, many political foes were friends in real life—hanging out for a beer after a tough legislative floor fight, attending their kids’ weddings over the weekends. It’s a sure sign of the times when any across-the-aisle friends that still exist out there in the wild tend to keep their friendship on the down low, in case they’d be accused of fraternizing with “the enemy.” From the halls of Congress to our hometown, this makes becoming or staying bipartisan friends an act of straight up rebellion against the toxic and divided culture we find ourselves in.
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