With impeachment being the center focus of news today, and the phrase “high crimes and misdemeanors” being debated, I thought it’d be useful to have some historical context.

So rather than argue over different modern interpretations for the phrase, I’m going to look at one specific source that keeps coming up when talking about our Founding Fathers’ interpretation of it. Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England in Four Books, published in the 1760’s. …

Johnny Oozlum

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