Saturday, November 3, 2012

Upcoming Electoral College Controversy?

2000 U.S. Presidential election map
Over at The Washington Post, Karen Tumulty ponders the possibility of a split between the popular and electoral vote (H/T: Ad Orientem):
A win in the electoral college that is not accompanied by one in the popular vote casts a shadow over the president and his ability to govern.
Over at The American Conservative, W. James Antle III also reflects:
Its abolition would just be the latest step away from the idea of a federal republic toward the notion that the narrowest plurality of Americans should get whatever it wants from government.

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