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GeorgiaSaint
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Leaving aside some claims that the ratification process in one or both instances was not quite “complete,” those were still pushed by people at the national level, not by individual states just screaming for the chance to reduce their own power. They were sales jobs, and the bottom line is that they added to the massive shift in the originally intended balance of power that we’re stuck with today. I maintain that it matters not how it was done – just what we’ve now got.

GS
"Ye hear of wars in far countries, and you say that there will soon be great wars in far countries, but ye know not the hearts of men in your own land."