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The Final Week

garypicasso Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 5:48 AM
The very essence of a democracy rests in the absolute sovereignty of the majority. Our Founding Fathers could never accept such tyranny. They recognized only one rightful sovereign over men and nations__not the state, not the majority. And so the Founding Fathers created a Republic. The Electoral College is part of the mechanism designed to protect the rights of the minority.

No doubt there are thousands, possibly even millions of people like me who are glad that the election season is (more than likely, barring recounts) coming to an end. In less than a week, we will know the outcome of the presidential election (again, barring recounts).

As a lifelong campaign participant (my campaign experience started at 7 years of age), I know that campaigns are more than just raising money, producing ads, going to parades and participating in debates. They are the lifeblood of our country.

Elections are the process by which our government remains the government of...