Overpaid National Park Service Guide at Independence Hall Puts Down Constitution

by Dave Blount | April 21, 2016 3:59 pm

Imagine the Louvre supervised by chimpanzees, or better still, the Vatican left in the care of gibbering demons from the bowels of hell. That would be the equivalent of what we now have running the vestigial remnants of the republic the Founding Fathers bequeathed to us:

A federal employee of the National Park Service who offers guided tours of Independence Hall in Philadelphia — the birthplace of the Constitution — stunned a group of tourists this week by telling them the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were the product of “class elites who were just out to protect their privileged status.”

Mary A. Hogan, a federal employee making in excess of $95,000 per year in salary and benefits, provided a tour Monday afternoon at Independence Hall laced with factual inaccuracies and disparaging comments about the Founders and the Constitution.

Several attendees of her tour group on Monday told PJ Media that Hogan, who goes by the name Missy, had explained to them that “the Founders knew that when they left this room, what they had written wouldn’t matter very much.” Hogan told the group that the “most important part of the Constitution written at Independence Hall was the ability to change it.”

Among other factual inaccuracies,

“It is astounding how many times the first draft of that Constitution protected slavery,” Hogan told her tour group Tuesday afternoon.

The original Constitution only obliquely referred to slavery, in the “three-fifths” provision that hurt slave-holding states. But you can’t expect Missy to know much about the Constitution, given that she is paid a mere $95K+ to help preserve the heritage surrounding it.

Missy Hogan
Missy doesn’t think much of American heritage.

On a tip from Byron. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.

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