Thesis Papers: How does the US Constitution protect the longevity of the institutions of the US government from the emotions of the people who may occupy the individual institutions themselves?

Thesis Papers: How does the US Constitution protect the longevity of the institutions of the US government from the emotions of the people who may occupy the individual institutions themselves?

How does the US Constitution protect the people from themselves?

More particularly, what safeguards are in place to protect the people from bad decisions in the short term that could lead to long-term negative consequences?

Another way to think about this question would be – How does the US Constitution protect the longevity of the institutions of the US government from the emotions of the people who may occupy the individual institutions themselves?