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The Electoral College Works . . .

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smartbook.. the way it’s supposed to when you consider the following statistics brought to light by a San Diego Union-Tribune letter to the editor.

According to the writer, Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump by 4.2 million votes in California. But her popular-vote margin nationally was only 2.7 million, which means Donald beat Hillary by 1.5 million votes in the rest of the country.

Without taking any side, it appears the Electoral College did what it was designed to do: prevent one or more factions or groups or states from determining the will of the entire nation.

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December 13, 2016 at 6:12 pm

During This Election Year . . .

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. . . we are reminded how Canada and the United States of America  differ in one respect, as defined by a former Canadian prime minister.

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“In Canada, we love politics but hate our politicians; in the U.S., you hate politics but love your politicians, especially the ones you vote for.”

 

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June 27, 2016 at 10:37 pm

The problem with Leap Years is …

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… we have to put up with presidential electioneering posturing, pounding and propaganda and campaign crap for an extra day longer than usual.

 

— Cecil Scaglione, Mature Life Features

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January 2, 2012 at 12:05 am

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