Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Trump, Clinton, and the Constitution Debate

In the final presidential debate for 2016, moderator Chris Wallace asked Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton for their view of the Constitution: should it be interpreted according to what the Founders originally intended, or is it a "living" and "flexible" document that can be accommodated to the times. 

Trump has pledged to appoint justices that will uphold original intent, whereas Clinton has pledged to support a court that will uphold certain political agendas. The two candidates could not be more different on this issue, and this fact should be a major consideration in who we choose to support for president this year.

In this video, I offer commentary on the candidates' responses, the purpose of the Supreme Court, and the nature of the Constitution.

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