Instead of a republic, we get a de facto pure democracy. Extremely dangerous.
Remember this quote from our founders on the dangers of pure democracy:
John Adams to John Taylor, December 17, 1814, “Remember Democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes exhausts and murders itself. There never was a Democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.”
Here is an article that brings the growing risk to light. Read it all, but here some highlights.