In the classic film “Cool Hand Luke,” the prison captain looks down at Luke, played by Paul Newman, who lies on the floor having once again failed in an attempt to escape, and tells Luke “You’re gonna get your mind right. And I mean right.”
It can be disheartening to witness the all-too-frequent over-extensions committed by President Barack Obama and his hyperactive executive branch as he casually lopes around constitutional fences en route to his vision for the country. But it’s refreshing to watch the Supreme Court jerk the reins.
Shouldn’t college students know as much American civics as they do pop culture? MRCTV went to American University to find out, discovering few students who could name a single U.S. senator or the number of senators from each state, though most knew the Oscar-winning song “Let It Go.”