James Madison on Protecting the Opulent

Posted by admin on Friday, January 24, 2014

James Madison Money Quotation saying during debates about framing the constitution, that the Senate should be charged with the protection of the rich. James Madison said:

Landholders ought to have a share in the government, to support these invaluable interests, and to balance and check the other. They ought to be so constituted as to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority — James Madison

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