Old Documents, Who Can Understand Them, Anyway?

We are humbled to know that we are in the presence of greatness, modern greatness–not that old-fashioned, confusing textual greatness:

It would appear that ageism is alive, well, and kicking at chez Klein–as long as we’re talking about old documents and not old people. I wonder if this thinking applies to Clemens, Darwin, Marx, Cooper and all those other old white guys who wrote documents more than a hundred years ago?

Key quote is as follows:

The issue of the Constitution is that the text is confusing because it was written more than 100 years ago and what people believe it says differs from person to person and differs depending on what they want to get done.