Daniel Cullen on the Observance of Constitution Day

For The Tennessean, Daniel Cullen considers what it means to “truly ‘observe’ Constitution Day.” Cullen is Professor of Political Science at Rhodes College and JMC Senior Fellow for Constitutional Studies.

Congress has a penchant for commemorative “observances” that celebrate American icons or acknowledge worthy groups. Hence National Corvette Day (June 30), and World Plumbers Day (March 11). National Beat-Up Corolla Day would speak to me more, yet I endorse Congress’ salute to “plumbing professionals across the United States,” with whom I am all too familiar.

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