The Convention was assembled under false pretenses. (It was convened to amend the Articles of Confederation, not adopt a new document.)Imagine if such a political convention were held today?
All attendees took a vow of lifetime silence.
They held their meetings on the second floor: no eavesdroppers
The press was barred from attending.
The legislatures’ instructions were deliberately violated.
Source: www.GaryNorth.com/philadelphia.pdf pgs. xx-xxi