Remember Lani Guinier? Clinton nominated her for AG but she had nanny problems -- hey she kind of jump started Caitlin Flanagan's career and this whole immigration mishegas!
Anyway, there's a nice interview with her here where she talks about why the American system of democracy is unfair and suppresses voting, and is generally demoralizing.
"We’re still operating with an eighteenth-century notion of democracy and with eighteenth-century technology in the twenty-first century." Lani Guinier