The rule of the majority is folly. You follow what is right. The majority isn't always right case and point... gang rape. If you always follow the majority, you stand for nothing.
If I new Constitution was to be written I wouldn't trust any politician or businessman we have currently to do so. It would have to be somebody from the people. One who has not broken our trust and who will abide by our consent. I'd do it but I'd be assassinated before the week is out.
Honestly the federal government isn't as strong as most people think it is. The federal government is weak and it shows and it is doing everything it can to protect that.