The mere thought of tweaking
the Constitution's 14th amendment sent ripples of outrage and sarcasm
throughout Twitter. Once media types settled down, however, they asked a
more basic question: what, exactly, was in that amendment?
Dave Weigel attempts to set the stage...
Fight about 14th amendment pretty amazing example of how conservatives are shifting debate parameters as liberals gawk.
...while Josh Marshall wonders if we'd even miss it.
I mean,really,whats the 14th Amendment done 4 us lately? Has its day passed? Shud it make way 4 new amends? only so much room in constituion
Brian Beutler thinks we could go further.
Alternatively, we could repeal Article I, Section III, and amend the rest accordingly.... Just sayin. Maybe we should hold hearings?
Matt Yglesias, meanwhile, got a little off track.
Why do law professors just publish on whatever while normal professors specialize? They're like bloggers!
And in other news, blogger Jesse Taylor tosses his lot in with the skeptics.
Brett Favre retires; Seattle Seahawks start printing Favre jerseys in anticipations of next week's announcment.
Moody Looner considers buying a venerable magazine brand, then reconsiders.
Wait, Newsweek was sold for $1? Hell, I could have doubled that offer. And yeah, gotten ripped off.
Roger Ebert must have gotten his hands on a highly-sought itinerary.
Palin jetting to Arizona on inspection tour of Brewer, McCain cajones.
And, to come a bit late to a huge Twitter meme: what if a Kanye West tweet were paired with a New Yorker cartoon? [Via]