ISSUE: Reading the Constitution
OUR VIEW: Civics lesson is just a gesture
Often it seems that gestures are substituted for true action.
As the new Congressional session opened in Washington, D.C., the House floor was dominated by a formal reading of the U.S. Constitution.
The new Republican leadership saw the demonstration as reaffirmation of a commitment to that its work would hold to the tenets set out in this most precious of American documents.