What Are The Flaws Of The Constitution

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The Constitution Our Constitution is the supreme law of the United States. The Constitution is the framework for the organization of the United States government and for the relationship of the federal government with the states, citizens and all people within the United States. The Constitution is said to have many flaws that many can argue are relevant. The fundamental flaw in our system is not the absence of a big political majority. The problem might be structural rather than political. The problem is the underlying document-our written Constitution. Changing the structure of our system is difficult and only made more so because of our flawed understanding of our own history, especially the origins of our founding document. The structure of our Constitution gives us profound insights about what the founders thought was important. Article I of the Constitution concerns the Legislative branch. Article II concerns the Executive branch. Article III concerns the…show more content…
I believe the problems that Levinson outlines are both with the structure and the language of our Constitution. One of his complaints involves the legislature, and above all the compositions of the Senate. Under the Constitution, every state, regardless of population, receives two senators for a period of six years this is a conspicuous violation of the rule of “one person, one vote”. In Article II Levinson believes, governing the executive branch, is also seriously defective. The initial difficulty is the Electoral College, which makes it possible for the president to be selected without being the choice of a popular majority. Levinson believes that the composition of the electoral college gives unfair advantaged to states with small populations Article II also makes it much too hard for the public to remove a sitting president from
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