That “P.S.” would have been a great alternative line for the teacher in Dazed and Confused.”
Trump is exactly the kind of person the Electoral College was meant to prevent. The fact he’s currently running amok in the White House is all the proof anyone needs that this outdated relic needs to be abolished.
The general election “victory” of Donald Trump gave the 2016 electors their strongest case ever to be faithless electors. The entire dang point of the electors is that they are supposed to keep an incompetent person from assuming office. Most of them utterly failed which either indicates
1 we should dramatically change… Read more
The people outside of those 146 counties continuously vote against the best interest of the country. We can’t move forward because Gomer in Mississippi doesn’t think that people deserve equal rights or that women are people. So, fuck ‘em. There’s a reason that people choose to live in those 146 counties.
They should just change the rule so that if you lose the popular vote but win the electoral college, you get a Participation Trophy and a lifetime pass to Chuck E Cheese
I had some dipshit point me to an article defending the electoral college as something I should read before cementing my opposition to it. Nothing has made me more sure of my opinion than reading that - it was so full of bad logic and red herrings and other obvious bullshit that even if I hadn’t thought about the… Read more
The Electoral College is stupid. It created “special states,” i.e., swing states. I don’t want these special states deciding our elections. The only people who want the Electoral College are Republicans who know that they can’t win elections if we only depend on the popular vote. Candidates who lose the popular vote… Read more