Didn't Madison dedicate Federalist no.10 to explicating how a strong Republican Union can ward off the nefarious influence of faction in a Republic? Perhaps we can glean a solution to the problem at ...
Federalist Papers, No. 10 & No. 51 (1787-1788) - The Federalist Papers were a series of essays published in newspapers in 1787 and 1788 by James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, and John Jay to promote the ratification of the Constitution.
James Madison, The Federalist No. 10, The Utility of the Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection (continued) Daily Advertiser, Thursday, November 22, 1787. http://www.constitution.org/fed/federa10.htm
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