Introducing The WSJ To James Madison
In an editorial yesterday extolling Judge Vinson's decision striking down the health bill, the Wall Street Journal wrote:
Judge Vinson introduces ObamaCare to Madison and Marshall.
[. . .] Federal Judge Roger Vinson opens his decision declaring ObamaCare unconstitutional with that citation from Federalist No. 51, written by James Madison in 1788. His exhaustive and erudite opinion is an important moment for American liberty, and yesterday may well stand as the moment the political branches were obliged to return to the government of limited and enumerated powers that the framers envisioned.
Perhaps the Wall Street Journal needs an introduction to James Madison. From Federalist 44:
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