Most of you know the tea parties want the constitution to be foremost in the thoughts of the people who make our laws, and that no law passes without passing the test of the constitution. The recent flap over the “separation of church and state” in the Delaware debates shows us that lawmakers, law professors and law students do not have a keen grasp of exactly what is IN the constitution. This article is good news. It is from Politico.
Bachmann wants Constitution classes for lawmakers
By MARIN COGAN
For the Tea Party soldiers worried that the young upstarts they’re poised to send to Congress will lose their constitutional druthers once they get to Congress, Rep. Michele Bachmann has a message: Fear not, she’s going to set up constitutional classes.
Bachmann spokesman Sergio Gor says, “It was something she’s always wanted to do. There’s so many folks that come to Capitol Hill to discuss obscure and mundane topics, but no one coming regularly to discuss bill of rights or the role of government.”
I think the writer is not perfectly happy about Michele Bachman, her Fear not, she’s going to set up constitutional classes. comes across a slightly catty, but she does go ahead and give the full story. Read it all here.