Stop Revering Magna Carta – NYTimes.com

Great little opinion piece on the realities of the Magna Carta.

History Chick in AZ

“Magna Carta has everything going for it to be venerated in the United States: It is old, it is English and, because no one has actually read the text, it is easy to invoke to fit current needs.” So true!

Read Tom Ginsburg’s argument de-mythologizing the famous document:

Stop Revering Magna Carta – NYTimes.com.

King John at Runnymede (1215) signing the Magna Carta King John at Runnymede (1215) signing the Magna Carta

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