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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Tue Oct 31, 2017, 02:32 PM

3. we are already in a constitutional crisis where the institution of the republican party is nearly

as strong as the institutions the framers built.

they have already corrupted the supreme court and much of the federal judiciary, they have corrupted the house and many state legislatures through gerrymandering, and they have corrupted the electoral process through voter suppression, foreign influence, and money.

they likely will corrupt the rule of law and the impeachment mechanism soon as well.


a true constitutional crisis isn't when you have to invoke an obscure process in the constitution. rather, it's when the constitution and its intent become little more than paperwork as the real power lies outside the design of the institutions the constitution created.

if the real power is in the republican party and the presidency, congress, and the supreme court are merely tools for the party, then the constitution is little more than a piece of paper.

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