When the 112th Congress convenes next year, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s Tea Pary Caucus will get a crash course on the constitutional separation of powers by Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia...in late January.Video:
Bachmann spokesman Doug Sachtelben says the educational series is a response to conservatives’ calls for a return to constitutional principles in governing.
Attendance is voluntary, of course.
I have mixed feelings about these seminars. Have we really reached that point that our elected public servants at the federal level lack a basic understanding of our founding documents? If so, our nation has come to a sorry pass.
On the other hand, re-education with regard to our Constitution might be a good idea.