If you needed any proof our academic elites are completely out of touch with reality, you would be hard pressed to find a better example than this.
Jeffrey Toobin, media legal analyst and graduate of Harvard Law School was under the impression the 2nd Amendment did not protect the right to keep and bear arms apparently as a direct result of his matriculation through Harvard.
CNN’s Toobin: ‘Preposterous’ to Believe in 2nd Amend. Right Back at Harvard
By Matthew Balan
July 15, 2009 – 19:31 ET
During CNN’s coverage of the Sotomayor hearings on Wednesday, legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin implied that the Supreme Court’s 2008 decision to uphold the Second Amendment was revolutionary: “When I was in law school…the idea that you had a Second Amendment right to a gun was considered preposterous….But the Supreme Court [in Heller]…said that…individuals have a personal right to bear arms.”