In Thomas Jefferson: Revolutionary, historian Kevin Gutzman offers a fresh look at the famous statesman, described as “a revolutionary who effected radical change in a growing country.” Although often described as an American political enigma, whose image is claimed by almost everyone, Gutzman’s new exposition does much to sort fact from faction. Additionally, it brilliantly impresses a Jeffersonian imagine upon the minds of its audience.
Monthly Archives: February 2017
Scalia was no “originalist” in the technical sense. This can be determined categorically due to his adherence to the incorporation doctrine, the mythical notion that the Fourteenth Amendment incorporated the first Eight Amendments as limitations against the state governments.