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1.) I don't see why a written constitution should be expected to give that much of an improvement over the current system. The US, Italy, Israel, Russia, Japan, etc. have written constitutions of various ages and types, and all manage to have screwed up governments from time to time.

2.) I don't see where the assumption came from that says the proposed written constitution would describe a democratic system. The rich and powerful run things in any case. To check, though, how about a referendum on the type of government people want, with options ranging from anarchism to communism? If allowed to campaign, I bet the Royal Family could make a pretty good case for hereditary monarchy.

by asdf on Sat Sep 14th, 2019 at 03:31:33 AM EST
One does not campaign.

One reigns.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Sat Sep 14th, 2019 at 06:02:22 AM EST
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