Originally Posted by BigRedChief
Thats a high intellectual bar to clear. I don't think our political parties will do anything but appoint partisans that will toe the party line.
It's more of a check on partisanship. Since Senators would have to answer to their state legislature, as they did once, they would be above national special-interest groups, the media, and even political parties.
Madison — Federalist #10
The purpose of the Constitution, the original version ( give or take some Amendments) was to place restraints on "the violence of faction."
As we evolved away from it, we have more faction.
Bill Belichick learned to film signals of opponents from the former Chiefs, and Charger's coach Schottenheimer. Others like Edwards, Johnson and Cowher did too. They learned from the CHEATS and CHEATERS who still couldn't win.