I like Professor Wilson, though he could be rough around the edges. Though I'm not speaking for him, I would guess that his point is that The Federalist is overrated. The proper way to understanding the constitution--which this new book attempts to do--is through the ratifying conventions. Tom Woods and Kevin Gutzman have also expressed this in their respective writings. This book, if for anything, will help, I believe, enlighten us with a different way of looking at the constitution besides the avenues of The Federalist, etc.
malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium
I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke
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