I think Walter Williams has found "a place to stand" in his profession. Found a/his niche, if you will. To achieve and sustain status, one must find a position to advance, and defend. It must also be somewhat unique. Walter Williams' niche is that of Constitutional Pragmatist. That's bad. Nor is it intended to be derogatory. It's just opinion. Every commentator has his/her bag.
I think he is thorough.
I often disagree.
I particularly don't like his presentation of his identity to America. But, that too certainly is his prerogative.
You are who you say you are. Your children are who you say you are.