Your points are certainly valid. By putting the focus on metropoles or urban regions the concept is to make the urban regions the political centers. Much of the collapse in the American political system is the structure that was designed to give rural landowners greater power. They did not foresee that over 50% of the population would live in urban areas and probably 70–80% within twenty years and there would be no “farmer class” as the “salt of the earth”. Instead the rich are able to control by owning all the representatives in rural areas while the population is barely represented in the cities. This allowed the Electoral College to be tipped with roughly 80,000 votes from less populated states. I’m suggesting to completely change the structure to make cities the political centers representing the real population and that also control surrounding regions and people who wish to live in rural areas.