While the piece is by lefty-loon, CSU professor John Strayer, it makes a strong argument against the myth of the "sacred will of the people". The central argument of the pro-initiative crowd comes from the often cited Latin saying "vox populi, vox Dei" (trans.: the voice of the people is the voice of God.) by Anglo-Saxon scholar Alcuin of York.
"The voice of the people is not the voice of God, for the voice of the people sent Jesus to the cross." - Grove Johnson.
Read more about Grove Johnson from the History News Network here.