Don't care for the Electoral College, Second Amendment or other parts of the Constitution? Then just ignore them. That's the advice for a Georgetown law professor whose been teaching the Constitution for decades.
In a CBS "Sunday Morning" piece, professor Louis Michael Seidman, staring straight into the camera, says, "I've got a simple idea: Let's give up on the Constitution. I know, it sounds radical, but it's really not. Constitutional disobedience is as American as apple pie."
The bushy-bearded professor then expounds on his theory: "To be clear, I don't think we should give up on everything in the Constitution. The Constitution has many important and inspiring provisions, but we should obey these because they are important and inspiring, not because a bunch of people who are now long-dead favored them two centuries ago."
Seidman's doubt-casting on the nation's founding document has drawn criticism since he floated it in a Dec. 30, 2012 New York Times opinion piece, "Let's Give Up On the Constitution." When critics have countered that the Constitution can be updated through an amendment process, Seidman has said the process is too difficult, lengthy and cumbersome.
Via CBS "Sunday Morning"