Skip to comments.Elizabeth Warren’s attack on Electoral College pandering at its worst
Posted on 03/23/2019 6:36:23 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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I don’t know of any of the declared democrat candidates who are for keeping the electoral college. Warren is not alone.
They all want CA & NY & IL to rule the country.
The Associated Press finds that Clinton won 487 counties nationwide, compared with 2,626 for President-elect Donald Trump
Or to establish a dictatorship, or communism
So, basically, the rest of the country has to reject their own right to select a president and leave it to California, New York, Florida, and Texas.
It will never happen.
If it gets us closer to CW2 I’m OK with it, this country needs a massive cleansing in the worst way.
Of course they cheered. They want Mississippi's power to be reduced (to nothing). They want the Feds to control everything.
That is true, but to be more precise they want liberals to run the country. They don't care where the liberals live.
Sure Hillary won CA with 55. NY with 29 (much of the state red but not NYC)
Take those 4 states I mentioned first and give them to Hillary instead
Final vote with Trump winning them
Final vote if she'd won them
Why bother campaining in MI or WI? She's gonna win them anyway, right? OR the voters there just said no thank you.
On election night PA was said to have put Trump over the top
She won Pittsburgh and Philly but much of the state was red, giving him a big margin of victory in those non-blue areas.
Eliminate the electoral college and you may as well eliminate the Senate. Why should Wyoming have the same amount of senators as California? (But the House makes up for it..as does the EC)
In 2000 Bush beat Gore in his home state, 51 to 47 per cent. That was 11 electoral votes
Had Gore won TN:
"Not only did Al Gore lose his home state of Tennessee, but he also lost the congressional district he represented for eight years. The 6th Congressional District he represented from 1976 to 1984 doesnt have the same makeup today as it did 16 years ago, but if the votes in the 17 counties it once comprised were added up, George W. Bush would have 166,025 to Gores 140,992.
"That is an additional embarrassment to Gore, who had never lost an election in Tennessee until Tuesday. It is also another indicator of the states Republican shift in recent years. In Tennessee, Gore was considered a moderate until he started inching toward the national stage. Once an opponent of abortion and gun control, Gore now supports the right to choose and tighter restrictions on gun sales _ neither of which plays well in rural parts of the district he once called home.
"'Generally Gore just trended to the left, and I think Tennesseans want someone in the middle of the spectrum or a little to the right,' said Rep. Bill Jenkins, R-Tenn. 'He left Tennessee. Tennessee didnt leave him.'"
Even without Florida factored in, Gore lost because he lost his home state. That's the Electoral College. ("Gore got more!", screamed the libs.)
"This is what democracy looks like!"
No, this is what a REPUBLIC looks like.
relatively small state disproportionate power.
Simply not true. The power of a state in the college is determined by its congressional representation. It is not disproportionate. Unless they are thinking that each state has 2 senators regardless of size.
Let the demonrats fight about the EC. It won’t do them any good until they get the requisite number of Congress critters to vote aye on the Constitutional Amendment and then at least 38 states to vote in the affirmative to change the Constitution. Until there is sufficient backing by all of the players in the game, then talk about the EC is just that -pandering.
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