A Constitutional Congress

Imprimis essays are always good.  This one on how to restore Congress' constitutional power is full of political wisdom.  A couple proposals I didn't agree with: more hierarchy in congress, and making the Senate almost completely majority vote with no filibuster potential.  But the 5 point plan is generally good.

Why won't it happen?

It's not glamorous.  It involves a lot of work with little immediate reward in the polls.
It's not popular.  It requires congress to put a stake in the ground with clear voting records.

The end of the first section, on the change in how the president operated from Kennedy to Bush 43, to what Obama is doing, is just golden.  The politics of cynicism and intimidation are coming into full bloom.

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