Dem. Senator: Founding fathers a ‘bit maniacal’

Dem. Senator: Founding fathers a ‘bit maniacal’
UNITED STATES - MAY 23: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., participates in the news conference to announce "bipartisan, bicameral legislation to combat sexual assaults in the military by holding perpetrators accountable and better protecting survivors." 2013. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

While appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said the founders were “a bit maniacal” when they formed what she called our “democracy.”

One YouTube commenter corrected her: “Ummmm, Senator, I hate to be the one to tell you, but this country is supposed to be a ‘Constitutional Republic’. Remember the Constitution?”

Another person added: “Liberals: Scratch one too deep and you find a fascist.”

Joe Scarborough came back commenting about separation of powers, but as Twitchy observed, “that would keep government officials from making any law they want!”

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