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Oringinalism is silly, for a couple of reasons, one 'what the founders intended' right cause every founding father agreed on every issue. Not. They barely passed almost every clause many left the convention and no one was completely happy with the outcome. Also, they meant for the constitution to be an evolving document hence the 9th amendment, and the ability to amend in general. Many even thought that constitutional conventions would form multiple times to improve the document. (not that i want the tea party to do that, haha) In addition, the document institutionalized slavery and a weak executive, and a represented body that was not elected democratically. All these things have changed over time as society has progressed. And a lot of good has come from it. Originalism is inconsistent, unintelligent, and illogical.