In this Aug. 28, 2012, file photo Arizona Republican Senate candidate and current U.S. Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., speaks at a primary election night party at his home in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

A Mistake: The Disproportionality Of Representation In The Senate

That the U.S. Constitution is a work of genius is taken for granted by many Americans.  It is “bedrock,” our “sacred text.” One might think its text was immutable, but it did contain a provision for amendments, which would tend to imply that its authors knew it wasn’t going to be perfect. The Constitution has […]