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If it's 2019, it's a day in which I am constantly saying "federalism" and explaining that the bicameral legislature is not supposed to be "a true representation of the people" and was designed specifically *not* to be that. /1
I don't even like direct election of senators, so you're asking the wrong guy. The upper house isn't supposed to be "the people's house," it's supposed to be the representation of the federal union of states to temper the hoopleheads in the house. /2
We are not a democracy, we are a republic, a union of *states*, organized around a series of careful circuit-breakers that is meant to keep yokels like you and me from having too much influence at any given moment. /3x
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