July 22, 2008

STEVEN CALABRESI EXPLORES THE LIVING CONSTITUTION and concludes that, using modern interpretative techniques, Obama is too young to be President. “All these episodes and behavior patterns confirm the wisdom of understanding the 35-year-old age limit in light of its purpose, rather than woodenly or literally.” No, we wouldn’t want to be “wooden” or “literal” in our constitutional interpretation.

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