It's that time again. When Rumpole is in trial and has an appeal due and is otherwise occupied, there is nothing that brings a smile to our weary eyes then seeing a Judge Hirsch Constitutional Calendar in our mailbox. Short but sweet, how can we not like political discourse conducted under pseudonyms?
In September of 1787, Thomas Greenleaf’s New York Journal carried the first of seven essays by “Cato” (suspected of being Governor George Clinton) urging that the newly-proposed Constitution be rejected by New York. Another series, this one by “Brutus,” followed in the same newspaper in October.