You can talk Republican and Democrat all day long until it gets boring. You can argue states’ rights till you’re blue in the face, but what does it really matter? In the days of i-phones and breaking news by Twitter, does anyone even remember Publius?
The Federalist Papers were ground breaking even in their day, and now they remain fighting words, revolutionary to be sure. Some would say treasonous and others would still die rather than give them up.
Our nation thinks it is arguing about its first black president or its first orange one, but they are not. They are arguing about what we’ve always argued about…freedom.
It boils down to this found in Federalist #1:
It has been frequently remarked, that it seems to have been reserved to the people of this country, by their conduct and example, to decide the important question, whether societies of men