The author of this column, Curtis Coleman, asserts that an anti-Electoral College movement “could make your vote for President meaningless” and “your vote would have meant absolutely nothing.” http://031331b.netsolhost.com/blog1/2012/03/09/your-vote-for-president-may-be-meaningless/ He is right where it matters, but (to be fair to National Popular Vote) there is a sense in which he is wrong. The Founders set […]
A new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly prefer to scrap the World Series. A shocking 68% of Americans instead believe that Major League Baseball should rely upon “total runs scored” during the regular baseball season when deciding who should be crowned the MLB champion. This number is a sharp rise from polls taken a decade […]
The Federalist Society hosted a debate about the Electoral College, featuring Tara and Jamie Raskin. The debate appears here.
The mode of appointment of the Chief Magistrate of the United States is almost the only part of the system . . . which has escaped without severe censure. . . . I venture somewhat further, and hesitate not to affirm that if the manner of it be not perfect, it is at least excellent. […]