No Constitution is self-enforcing. Not even the U.S. Constitution.
The current Constitution has not “failed to rein in government.” Rather, we the people have been derelict in our duty hold our government within its constitutionally prescribed limits. The rank-and-file right is every bit as guilty as the rank-and-file left.
If TPTB will treat our current Constitution as a mere inconvenience, why should anyone think TPTB will have any respect for a new constitution?
Here is a great article on why the proposed Article V Convention is a complete con.