We don't need new countries and we don't need a new constitution. The founders weren't perfect, and they knew that. That's why there's Article V. The founders never imagined service in Congress to be a career. In the first 100 years or so of our republic, a representative would serve one or two terms, and go back to doing whatever it was they did (usually farming). Now that government has become a career for so many, and with rampant corruption, it's time to change the rules. I don't hold out much hope for getting this or just about any amendment through. It takes 2/3 to propose and 3/4 or states' legislatures to ratify. We haven't had a new amendment proposed for 50 years. The last amendment ratified (the 27th) took over 200 years to ratify! Ironically, it was about congressional pay raises not taking effect until after the next election. Our country is so divided, 2/3 of Congress or the states will never agree on anything. Instead, we'll have perpetual constitutional end runs, with the courts making the final decisions. This is why presidential elections and the balance of power in the Senate have become crucial - to control the direction of the court.