In this week’s news about the 2016 election race, one of the many interesting sub-plots is an opinion-column fracas concerning constitutional interpretation. It started with an anti-Trump editorial in USA Today, continued with Mike Pence’s response to that editorial and, most recently, was perpetuated by Linda Greenhouse’s commentary on Pence’s article in the pages of the New York Times.

Pence’s argument in favor of Trump is that Trump “will appoint men and women who will strictly construe the Constitution and not legislate from the bench.” Greenhouse’s response to Pence is that conservatives are hypocritical to use that line because conservatives themselves now try to legislate from the bench.

To read the full article, posted October 17, 2016 at The Daily Caller, click here.


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