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The third in a series on what I take to be the best or second best political strategy on the market in terms of the strategy’s return on investment, and on what should be the contents of the bill or bills this strategy would require, and on what we can do to get started. I […]

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The second of a three-part series on the jurisdiction-stripping strategy for restoring Constitutional governance.  (First part here.)  Congress has some ability to remove jurisdiction from federal Courts.  This could be really awesome: Congress gives the Courts less room to legislate from the bench, federal power devolves to the various State courts, and when State Supreme Courts have better Originalists […]

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What’s the Best Political Strategy on the Market?

 

We-The-960x321Obergefell v. Hodges has stimulated a lot of thought on the Right about how to restore Constitutional government, but plenty of strategies had been considered before that. A lot of folks say that politics is downstream from culture, but that doesn’t mean these political strategies are a bad idea:

I happen to think we should go with quite a few of these strategies. But which is the best strategy?

I think having a new Constitutional Convention probably has the potential to do the most good.[1] To those who fear the risks, keep in mind that the Constitution requires “three fourths of the several States” to approve each amendment separately. With Republican control of record numbers of state governments, and only thirteen states needed to block a new amendment, it’s a strategy the Left would find hard to co-opt.