Dear Mr. President,

I understand that you are quite concerned about judicial activism. I appreciate your concern regarding historical precedent and original intent. Perhaps you could [STRIKEOUT:re-]read the Federalist Papers for additional perspective. In particular I recommend Number 10. I’m sure you’ll find Madison’s thoughts on the tyranny of the majority fascinating. One reading is that your majority [STRIKEOUT:and political capital] (sorry, I forgot that where once there was a surplus there is now a deficit) justify the Federal Marriage Amendment. I submit that an alternate reading is that judges are simply protecting a minority of the population from said tyranny. Since you arethe decider“, I eagerly await your decision.

Patriotically,

Nathan

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