Tea Party Purists hold onto the Constitution as if GOD carved it in stone. (The white God, with the beard, not the Muslim dude)
I would only add that the constitution is a document to be admired especially because it allows itself to be amended. The Tea Party purists are holding onto to something that, by definition, can't be held to tightly because it an ever evolving document. Try explaining that to a tea partier, however, and you are likely to get your teeth knocked down your throat. In my case, offending the Randian Regressive Tea Party folk is a "pre-existing condition" and may not be covered under my health plan.
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