Black People Politics : Don’t Forget About the Electoral College

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    Don’t Forget About the Electoral College
    America’s future depends on it

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    ... But remember that outrage we felt? Remember how furious we were when we saw the popular vote results roll in? It hurt when our opponent won, yes, but it hurt even more to be cheated out of what was rightfully ours ...

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    The Electoral College Is a National Security Threat
    The Founding Fathers never anticipated the rise of Facebook and fake news
    By MATTHEW OLSEN and BENJAMIN HAAS

    ... Because of the “transient existence” and dispersed makeup of the electors, he argued, hostile countries would find it too expensive and time-consuming to inject “sinister bias” into the process of choosing a president. At the time, the new American leaders feared meddling from Great Britain, their former colonial master, or perhaps from other powers such as France, and they designed a system to minimize the prospect that Europe’s aging monarchies could seize control of their young democracy ...

    http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/09/20/electoral-college-threat-national-security-215626

    The Electoral College Is a National Security Threat

    The founding fathers never anticipated the rise of Facebook and fake news.
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