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Monday, November 28, 2016

Hillary's Popular Vote Holdouts on Collision Course with History

Electoral College designed by Founders to protect vulnerable Americans from the tyranny of elites

After complaining for months that our electoral process takes too long, now some commentators apparently want it to take even longer. Lawrence Lessig has written an article for the Washington Post saying that members of the Electoral College should ignore what they were actually elected to do, and should take it upon themselves to give the presidency to Hillary Clinton.

His argument is that since Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, she is the “people’s choice.” Other commentators have made similar claims, and given the general angst and unhappiness that fills so much of the commentariat these days, we can expect this meme to float around for years to come. So let’s clarify a few points right now:

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

What is on a collision course is the fact that illegals have been allowed to vote in this country

Anonymous said...

More post-election angst from the losing side.

Anonymous said...

Trump is your president. Suck it up cup cakes and move along!