Hillary Clinton Tries To Explain ‘Originalism’ To Amy Coney Barrett, Fails Miserably

Hillary Clinton Tries To Explain ‘Originalism’ To Amy Coney Barrett, Fails Miserably


Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tried to explain the concept of “Originalism” to judge Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday but ended up failing miserably and being crushed online.

In her hearings on Tuesday, Barrett, who will likely replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, mentioned that, like the late Justice Antonin Scalia, she has an “originalist” view of the Constitution, which, in essence, requires her to consider the document authors’ intent and the Constitution’s immediate historical context when interpreting the Constitution’s guarantees in light of a particular case.

For most jurists, that means limiting the protections of government to those clearly listed in the Constitution itself, in the Bill of Rights, and in subsequent amendments, but each originalist has his or her own interpretation.

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“In English, that means that I interpret the Constitution as a law,” Barrett patiently explained to the Senate Tuesday, “and that I interpret its text as text, and I understand it to have the

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