he latter is clearly flawed as evidenced by our present-day conundrums, but it's more popular to pretend that a group of 18th century elites were infallib
Is it flawed? Of course, nothing is perfect,but you don't go changing the rules that your entire country was established upon after 200+ years just bc its "flawed" and people don't like X, Y, it Z about it.
You interpret and follow the rules and move forward. Going back and changing the rules leads to more regression than progression in this case.