The Founders also believed that the government that ruled least, ruled best; and they built a…
Rick Fischer
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A lot of these points are fair, Rick. I don’t necessarily disagree with the reforms that the House Freedom Caucus is pushing. I do think those informal or internal rules (the Hastert Rule is another) are responsive to/symptomatic of problems with the larger culture and structure, and thus that changing those rules without looking deeper will not make our Congress more representative, or governable, or apt to compromise. It could be interesting though!

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