Considering that I spent 15 of my nearly 65 years writing and editing newspapers in small communities, how much I loved that work, and how interesting I found it, it’s remarkable how little I’ve written about it since I left.
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Senator Sam Ervin, whose Watergate committee uncovered the Nixon tapes, was a conservative strict constructionist. He was also a top drawer constitutional scholar, who based his positions on constitutional principles he really understood. Strict construction was not just rhetoric for him.