Electoral College Gets a Failing Grade!

Nov. 21, 2016 By Jack Jodell , the American Dissident (in association with BURR DEMING, the gifted writer who is the creator of and chief author over at the phenomenal website Fair and Unbalanced. com – see my Blogroll in the lower right hand column).

Hello, everybody. This year’s stunning election results are being repeatedly  examined, analyzed, sliced, and diced in many ways, and will continue being so for a long time to come. While Trump obtained a majority of Electoral College votes, and was thus awarded the presidency, his opponent Clinton far outpolled him in the popular vote and was therefore declared the loser. This was only the fourth time in our entire history such a thing has happened, but it is the second time in the past four presidential elections! In light of this, there is a growing call to do away with the Electoral College altogether.

burrIn  today’s brilliant submission, our podcaster extraordinaire Burr Deming delivers a scathing damnation of this anachronism lnown as the Electoral College, correctly describing it as “insanity” and “anti-democracy.” He gives us a brief but accurate history of this institution and also a fabulously simple example of why it is so flawed.

Burr tells us, “Think you know history? Think you understand why the Electoral College was formed?

Think it was all about distrust of ‘tyranny of the majority’ and big vs small states?

Think again.”

PODCAST

Transcript:
http://fairandunbalanced.com/?p=3298
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About jackjodell53

I am an American Dissident trapped in a country where poor and middle class people are constantly being exploited and lied to by a very rigid and conservative plutocratic elite. I believe in government OF, FOR, and BY the people, not one controlled as it now is by corporations and special interests.
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2 Responses to Electoral College Gets a Failing Grade!

  1. jerrycritter says:

    The time for the EC has passed and it needs to go. We no longer have slavery and “southern gentlemen” can no longer get 3/5 of a vote per slave.

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