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Old 08-30-2019, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Max S.;21833444

Nevertheless you're right. However many people does it take to satisfy an originalist? Who knows, possibly a majority, possibly an influential minority. About half of Justice Scalia's opinion in [I
Hellen[/I] is spent supporting his interpretation with contemporary sources. If most of the people behind those sources, or possibly the influential people behind those sources, were to rise from the grave and tell Scalia that he got them all wrong, then he might have ruled differently in that case.

If the FFs rose from the grave to express disagreement with this, Citizens United or other recent right-leaning decisions, Fox News would label them socialists and Trump would tweet insults about their height.
I'm not expecting any surprises.