ANN ALTHOUSE DISSECTS OBAMA’S CONSTITUTIONAL THEORY: “It’s an idea of constitutional government as a political system, within which rights are only another manifestation of what the people want. And, in the ultimate scary twist on the idea of rights: Government is not to be regarded as in need of limits, because the government is us. Anything we — the government — want to do is never tyranny, but freedom.”
It’s a kind of coverture writ large, with Obama as national husband. . . .