The arrangement was wrong. That is the problem with government. If something is wrong, but has done wrong forver, the defense is " that is how we always did it". It is still wrong, but there is no way in h*ll anyone is going to do anything about it.
Just wait and see if Senator-elect Brown will be treated like the movie character Mr. Smith, when he went to Washington with a vision of "right". Let's hope he is allowed to do "right", this Country needs it badly.