Re: Self Destruct Warning: Only half pro-Constitution

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Sat Jul 29 2000 - 23:47:21 MDT

At 11:26 PM 29/07/00 -0400, Mike wrote:

>Apparently only half the population of the US would vote for the US
>Constitution if its ratification were voted on today.

< the sky is falling >

What proportion voted for it over two centuries ago? Did anyone ask them?
Who were `they', by the way - rich male landowners? working men? women?
blacks? Indians? chinee kung-fu masters?

(Not being snaky - we don't study such things at school in Oz unless we're
specialists. Well, only a bit snaky - I do have some vague suspicions.)

Damien Broderick

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