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George Washington didn't think the Constitution was sacrosanct -- why do we? It's time for a new constitutional convention.

The signing of the United States Constitution in 1787. Is it time for a revision?
By Sanford Levinson
October 22, 2006

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THE TERM `'DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT" has become a staple of contemporary political analysis, especially with regard to the politics of the European Union. It usually refers to the failure of certain European institutions to meet contemporary criteria for democratic self-governance. I have no particular expertise in determining the truth of such charges with regard to Europe. But I am, sadly, quite ... (Full article: 1551 words)

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