Do We Get the Constitution Back in 2012?

Nat Hentoff

On May 4, Bob Barr, a conservative Republican constitutionalist, wrote a blog post whose headline should define a fundamental issue in the 2012 elections: “With Bin Laden Dead, It’s Time to Restore the Bill of Rights” (The Barr Code, May 4, 2011). I was not surprised at the source of this call. When President Bill …

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