Have you ever read the United States Constitution? It's 4,543 words long including the signatures. But after reading it, there's one thing that should be absolutely clear: We, as Americans, are the luckiest people in the world.
If Republican leaders begin to act more like public servants and less like non-thinking fundamentalist soldiers, we might begin to repair our political system. If not, their absolutism will plunge us into unspeakable economic darkness.