James Madison and his colleagues believed that by deviating from theoretical majority-rules principles, the American republic would benefit from more stability, a better protection of rights, and generally a higher quality of person in positions of authority. But ironically, it is precisely where minority rule bites deepest that this promise is revealed to be most false. – David Frum, Democracy Is the Only Solution
Madison could not have imagined how the Constitution they wrote creates the structure that allows the combination of technology and wealth to create autocratic minority rule. People who believe the U.S. Constitution is without flaw need to address for whom does it really provide liberty?