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The Electoral College, Under Attack

ThasicAlambra Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 2:22 AM
Larry, by your comment, only people that are informed, intelligent and understand the ramifications of their vote should be allowed to cast a ballot. That would pretty much exempt 90% of the population. Most people just want to live their lives, watch dancing with the stars and drink a brew on Friday night. Let's face it, politics is an obsession for many of us. Everyone else would rather it all be over and done with quickly and painlessly.

As Tuesday’s election ticks ever nearer, my fervent wish is a solid electoral college win for Mitt Romney. Not to get greedy, but I’d like it in the bag before the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

I hope this is not asking too much. October’s poll swing and a broadening visceral sense tell me this election may not feature the nail-biting closeness we have been told to expect for months.

But if we are to be ensnared by a down-to-the-wire finish, get ready for the attendant micro-focus on the Electoral College, and the resulting debate over whether it should...