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Electoral College

jjollymore Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 8:45 AM
Republicans typically believe in free markets. It was Democrats that gave us solyndra. A company paid for by tax dollars and owned by an individual. It is fascism, brought to us by none other than the 'Democrat Socialists of America!'. I thought your uncle Soros was done paying trolls like you to harass conservatives, Ray Ankle.
The United States Constitution provides for an indirect election of the President. That is, you didn't vote for Barack Obama or Mitt Romney last week; you voted for electors pledged to vote for one or the other.

The 12th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (which superseded a large section of Article II, Section 1) suggests says that the ballots of the electors in the several states having marked their ballots for President and Vice President shall

"transmit sealed to the seat of the government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate; -- the...