A Conservative's Living Constitution
The US Constitution is a living and timeless document. Not because it evolves according to the needs of a changing society. But because the framers built it on living and timeless truths.
I have often considered it unfortunate that those who call the US Constitution a "Living" document do so to argue for the flexibility of its meaning. When I first heard the term "Living Constitution," it brought a completely different picture into my mind.
For me, the Constitution lives because the founders built it on consistent truths of the human cond…