Pictured, L-R: The Founders

Pictured, L-R: The Founders

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Feb. 10 2012 3:51 PM

Pictured, L-R: The Founders

The CPAC event I'm most distraught to have been completely unable to hear over the roar of air conditioners was "Founder Roundtable: Where Did We Go Wrong?" It was what it sounded like: A debate among the founders.

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Left to right, you had James Madison (Bruce Fein), Benjamin Franklin (Mark Skousen), unidentified, Thomas Jefferson (Tom Whitmore), and Alexander Hamilton (Bill Nitze).

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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