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from John McCain's appearance on The View
. Whoopi Goldberg actually asks John McCain if a strict constructionist interpretation of the Constitution could open the possibility of a return to slavery.
This should have been McCain's response:
"The Constitution must be interpreted according to the original intent of its authors. The Founders did not enumerated a right to abortion [the subject of the conversation]. Their original intent did include rules for amending the constitution. None of those amendments addressed abortion, but one did outlaw slavery. Whoopi's worries on that issue are unfounded."Update:
You can write the program here
- as I did.