There Is 1 Thing Founding Fathers Didn't Foresee

The Framers of the American Constitution were a dour lot; they equally held in contempt every part of humanity. They suspected the poor masses of being overly emotional and the merchants of being overly greedy. The nobility, they were sure, was born corrupt and elected politicians picked that trait up with alarming speed. This equal opportunity suspicion of every class of humanity led them to produce a document that carefully balanced on many levels the perceived interests of many different groups, creating for them a highly regulated stage in which to negotiate their interests and try to win their share of the pie from those who wanted it no less.

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