Nick Dranias writes:
The movement to amend the Constitution by convention under Article V has recently garnered incredible strength. In the past five years, nearly two dozen pieces of Article V legislation have been passed in as many states by nearly as many public policy organizations. From the Left to the Right, Americans are recognizing that the rules of the political game need to be rewritten outside of Washington to reform the federal government.
Most of this recent legislative ferment is attributable to the seminal work of one man. But what if that man were now inadvertently working to extinguish his own handiwork? What if, in a valiant but strained effort to mold Supreme Court precedent into rules of the road for an Article V convention, that man fumbled a huge opportunity to vindicate the Founders’ intent from a clean slate?
Sadly, that appears to be happening.