Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Quote of the day: "My-ox" contrarianism

Scratch an American constitutional contrarian hard enough and, eventually, you'll find Alexander Hamilton Stephens lurking down there.
- Charles Pierce, on the subject of those whose take on the First Amendment might be boiled down to: “Yes, this is all very nice in theory, but let's make sure my ox isn't gored in the process.”

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