When Congress passes an admittedly unconstitutional bill, the President publicly acknowledges that the bill is unconstitutional while signing it into law, the unconstitutional legislation is then submitted to a bureaucratic commission instructed to write admittedly unconstitutional regulations to implement the admittedly unconstitutional law and everyone involved is content to let the courts figure it all out in the end limited, responsible, constitutional government is in a bad way.
This is precisely the chain of events leading from the drafting of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law to the
hearings being held right now by the Federal Elections Commission. Claremont Institute Fellow Robert Alt is testifying at those hearings today on behalf of the Claremont Institute.
We also encourage you to read his op-ed on the subject in
today's Wall Street Journal.