America's founders empowered citizens to pick democracy over the Constitution

The question at the center of the fight over the Supreme Court is whether we, the people, want to make that choice


Enough of you have asked for more of my thoughts on political theory (and the current moment is simply so tempting to opine on our institutions that I couldn’t say no) that I have decided to write another issue on the growing power imbalances of our institutions. The bad news is that our democracy is in a bad way right now. The good news, for what …

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