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Video: Jeffrey Toobin on the “Broken Constitution”

March 11, 2014 by Scott Bomboy

 

Is the Constitution perfect? Well-known journalist Jeffrey Toobin talks about our current dysfunctional government, and how much of the blame lies with the Constitution’s framers.

toobin2In a discussion with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen, Toobin discusses points he brought up in a New Yorker article last year, to much attention, called “Our Broken Constitution.”

For example, Toobin said the fact that issues such as unlimited terms for Congress, gerrymandering and the composition of the Senate have seen their day.

You can watch the full one-hour video in the player below or at the following link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHhpQVQYV2Y

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