A Republic … If You Can Keep It

July 5th, 2011

By Tom Carter Interesting, thoughtful column by Joe Scarborough today at Politico.  It’s built around the response attributed to Benjamin Franklin when asked by a lady what kind of government the Constitutional Convention had given the people.  He said, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it.” I agree with Scarborough’s view that “…America has […]


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