Sorry, Dems — but DC was created purposely so it would NOT be a state
By David Harsanyi
March 26, 2021 | 7:32pm | Updated
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First, because they were concerned about the seat of federal power being controlled by a hostile or intrusive state government. Second, because they knew that if the capital were in a state — much less its own state — the people would vote to grow and accumulate federal power. Both situations were incompatible with the proper separation of powers and state rights.
Today, though, Democrats want to localize one of the only things in the Constitution that is actually federalized — while federalizing everything else.
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The Democrats clearly want to admit Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia to shift the balance of power.
Between that and the unrestricted “illegal immigration”, the Democrats want to be in power for ever and ever.