Electoral College Under Attack Again
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (DEM) of Tennessee thinks it’s time to do away with the Electoral College. When you read his statement the first thing that jumps out is that he does not know the difference between a Democracy and a Constitutional Republic. The second thing that comes to mind is that he is a whining poor loser. Do you support the Electoral College?
The Memphis Democrat filed a constitutional amendment Thursday that calls for eliminating the electoral college and allowing for direct election of the president and vice president.
The congressman’s amendment comes as Democrat Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote in last month’s presidential election topped 2.5 million. Clinton lost the electoral college – and the presidency – to Republican Donald Trump.
“For the second time in recent memory, and for the fifth time in our history, we have a President-elect, who lost the popular vote,” said Cohen, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice……
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