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Constitutional restraint no myth

I was about to send my check in for my subscription to The Sun when I read Dan Rodricks' encomium to that resident of the fever swamps of the ideological left, Garrett Epps ("Wresting Constitution from the far right," Sept. 25).

From whence the notion that the concept of restraining the power of the central government at the Constitutional Convention is a myth? Perhaps Mr. Rodricks and Mr. Epps would benefit from a rereading (if there ever was a first reading ) of The Federalist Papers instead of "Of Grammatology." The tone, grammar and syntax of this attack on conservatives with whom they disagree seems to be precisely what they condemn about those very same conservatives.

I have had enough of the uninformed, cluck-cluck, knee-jerk liberalism of Mr. Rodricks and op-ed columnist Thomas F. Schaller. Cancel my subscription.

Thomas F. McDonough, Towson

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
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