What Would George Washington Think About the Supreme Court Stalemate?

9ed79-george-washington-pictureCheck out my piece at Fox News.  A taste:

…I am reflecting on this Supreme Court nomination controversy from Mount Vernon, Virginia, where I have spent the last month as a visiting scholar at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.  During my stay here I took some time to re-read Washington’s 1796 farewell address to the American people.  I encourage you to read it as well.

As Washington left office, he reminded his fellow Americans about the values and ideals that would keep the republic strong.  He also warned them about the prevailing threats that would undermine it.

One of those threats was political partisanship.

Read the entire piece here.