The inability to change the US Constitution, America’s most important document, is deforming our politics and government, argues Jill Lepore in the New Yorker. Is it possible that constitutions can outlive their utility and create pathologies in the political process that distort democracy? And could that be happening in the United States? Click here to read the full article. Lepore visited the John Adams in 2019 to discuss her book These Truths – A History of the United States.