Federalist Society member Donald Kochan writes for the Los Angeles Times:

The first installment of the Federalist Papers was published by Alexander Hamilton 229 years ago today — October 27, 1787. Writing under the pseudonym Publius, which he would share with John Jay and James Madison across the next several months, Hamilton launched the essential defense of the structure and purposes of the proposed new U.S. Constitution. The Federalist Papers still read as the philosophical blueprint of the American system of government.

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