The ground swell of public opinion against Robert Bork's nomination to the Supreme Court is understandable ((NATION, July 13)). His reliance on original intent precludes the notion that the Founding Fathers originally intended us to evolve as a people into something better than we were. The nation, and indeed the President's legacy, would be better served by a Justice who views the Constitution as a living part of the present rather than a relic from the past.
Gregory A. Durbin
I, like other Americans, voted for Ronald Reagan in large part because it was the only way to change a...