Alexander Hamilton And Our Crisis of Bad-Faith Politics
That we're in the midst of a nonstop political crisis is hardly a secret. There are certainly villains to blame for our ever-worsening predicament, but it seems some unlikely heroes are also partly to blame.
Including, dare I say, Alexander Hamilton, the man on the ten dollar bill, the face of the blockbuster Broadway musical, and the darling of American liberals everywhere.
You see, Hamilton was a key architect of our political system, and his ideas on judicial review and federalism have played a significant role in getting us into the dystopian mess we're in today. Before you start throwing your Hamilton.mp3 files at me, let me explain.