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The Electoral College, Under Attack

Tony67 Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:33 PM
The electoral college is not only undemocratic but also fits in with the desires of the Founding Fathers- let the wealthy and well-connected leaders decide on who would be President and NOT the People. The Founding Fathers were afraid of the people "The people is a great beast"-Hamilton-and also of democracy. Four times in our history the candidate with the least votes became President. Is this democratic? No! Are the wishes of the people being followed? No! The electoral college IGNORES the voice of the people. We should do away with the electoral college and follow the voice of the people. The issue should not be about "clout" but rather democracy. And I say this as a person who will vote for Romney.

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...