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These statesmen and philosophers articulated the principles of modern Anglo-American constitutionalism centuries before the U.S. was created.
Trump isn’t going back to early 19th century constitutionalism.
While nonoriginalists cheer this as showing that originalism differs little in practice from living constitutionalism, this has led some originalists to deny or disparage the distinction itself.
But the stark tone of the speech—the broad attack on foreignness, the disregard for notions of liberty, equality, and constitutionalism—shows how that essential chauvinism isn’t far from the surface.
His appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court is an outstanding appointment for avid constitutionalism.
In 2013, journalists at Southern Weekend, another Southern Media Group publication, protested over a local propaganda official’s rewriting of a new year’s editorial to neuter its endorsement of constitutionalism.
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CONSTITUTIONALISM Defined for English Language Learners
: the belief that a government should be based on a constitution
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