Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (and How We the People Can Correct It) by Sanford Levinson
Reviewed by Cass R. Sunstein
The New Republic Online
"Though the United States is a young country, Americans are prone to ancestor worship. We learn not merely to admire the Founding Fathers but also to revere the Founding Fathers, who are sometimes described as if they had been touched directly by God. We question our governors, including our judges, but we rarely question our founding document. We feel free to ridicule or to despise the decisions of the Supreme Court, but not those of the Founders (putting slavery to one side). Toward the end of his life, Thomas Jefferson expressed some exasperation about this state of affairs..." Read the entire New Republic Online review.