Just as the Earth contains underground fault lines that slip, slide, and sink, causing earthquakes, so does the basis of our Constitution contain fractures that can demolish our government.
After many years of finding fault with our founding document, Sandy had the chance to try to correct Framers’ missteps and to update it. So, how did he do it and what does it look like?
If you could design the structure of an entire governmental system from the ground up, the way the Framers did, how would you do it?
Why do we wait roughly eleven weeks between our presidential election on the first Tuesday of November and Inauguration Day on January 20 to switch from the outgoing occupant of the White House to the newcomer?
We are thrilled to announce that there are now two ways to read Fault Lines in the Constitution—the text version from Peachtree Publishing Company and the graphic novel from First Second Books/Macmillan
The reason we raise the question is that 2020 is a presidential election year, and, according to recent opinion polls, most Americans would like to choose the president by popular vote.