Yes, this is the same guy who moaned the Constitution is super confusing because it was written “more than 100 years ago,” except it’s just a tad bit older than that.
Journalist Ezra Klein on Monday pronounced that if economic conditions continue, Hillary Clinton will win “42 states” in 2016. The former Washington Post columnist, now the editor at Vox.com, appeared on MSNBC’s All In to prognosticate.
Talking to Chris Hayes, he cited falling gas prices and declared, “If this was one year from today, if this were 2016, Hillary Clinton would be about to carry 42 – …if it continued on, Hillary Clinton would be looking to carry 42 states, right?” Offering a caveat, he continued, “If it continues, Clinton is in great shape, but it could turn around at some point.”
In 2010, the liberal blogger lamented the “confusing” nature of the U.S. Constitution. He complained, “The issue of the Constitution is that the text is confusing because it was written more than 100 years ago and what people believe it says differs from person to person and differs depending on what they want to get done.”
(In fact, the Constitution was actually written almost 228 years ago. Slightly more than “100.”)