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Morning Commentary... An Ex Ante Aneurysm...

"It would be as unnatural to refer the choice of a proper magistrate to the people as it would to refer the choice of colors to a blind man."

(quoted in Rick Shenkman, Just How Stupid Are We?)


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Luke G. writes:

My guess would be Samuel Johnson.

dave smith writes:

George Mason?

Paludicola writes:

I will rather crudely guess that it was said by Alexander Hamilton.

Irrespective of who said, it rather share the sentiment and think that the threatened preponderation of the executive over the other branches owes in some portion to popular election of the chief magistrate.

Bryan Caplan writes:

Dave Smith gets it right. It's George Mason.

R. Richard Schweitzer writes:
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