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Harry's Gang: There are worse things than the Electoral College

 

November 13, 2020



I’m one of the few people I know willing to state that the Electoral College is still a useful way to choose a president.

The absurdity that a candidate can win the popular vote and still lose the presidency is a feature, not a fault, of the Electoral College system. That’s because we are the “United States,” a country formed by a coalition of individual states, not a unified country. It’s true that the federal government has grown stronger and more powerful over the years, but under our Constitution, each state has individual rights and responsibilities that the members of each s...



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