- You could be forgiven if you thought that “Congress Shall Make No Law” was a mission statement.
- There are 297 million Americans and there are 435 Representatives, or 680,000 Americans per Representative. How is that anything but an anonymous relationship with the typical citizen?
- (Virtually) nothing gets done when your voice, no matter how divinely inspired, is in the distance or isolated. Turn Vox into Voces if you want to restore the civic health in your society.
The lecture was Dartmouth's formal observance of Constitution Day, a reference explained in more detail in the presentation and in the coverage of the event in The Dartmouth.
It was a good event, but it wasn't even close to being the best speech on campus yesterday.
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