How Democratic Is The Constitution?

How democratic is the Constitution? (I know, I know: define “democratic”.) Definition aside, what an excellent question! So excellent (the phrasing assumes degrees of excellence) that at least one noted political scientist has answered it, and here is a link to the book, which I haven’t yet read but which I promise to read soon:

Robert A. Dahl

Wild Bill informs me that the legendary Professor Dahl has also published a memoir about growing up in Skagway, Alaska. It’s a long way from Skagway to Yale, but Professor Dahl seems to have survived the journey just fine.

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