In honor of yesterday's Constitution Day commemoration, I thought I would post my first memory of the Constitution -- courtesy of Schoolhouse Rock. Anyone who remembers the days of three television channels may also have watched these public service announcements. This one caused me to memorize the preamble to the Constitution:
My other favorite Schoolhouse Rock short, on the legislative process, would -- if shown today -- probably teach youngsters more about the U.S. government than most freshman political science courses:
These days, one wishes more bills just stayed this way and never became law.