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No Amount of Working-Class Whites Can Win Trump the White House

An election is the ultimate numbers game. No matter how much the punditocracy talks about intangibles such as “momentum” and various bits of anecdotal evidence, in the end, it comes down to one simple question: can the candidate can get the votes? 1,999 more words

IF THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ELECTING THE PRESIDENT, THEN WHO ARE YOU VOTING FOR?

IF THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ELECTING THE PRESIDENT, THEN WHO ARE YOU VOTING FOR?

The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The founding fathers established it in the  685 more words

Evaluating the Electoral College

By Joe Moresky

With so much political unrest surrounding the 2016 presidential campaign and its operation, it may be prudent to examine the nature of our electoral system and evaluate its pros and cons. 419 more words

Opinion

Now Is Not the Time to Teach the DNC a Lesson

Reading the online posts of Bernie Sanders’ supporters can be a very interesting and educational exercise. Here, one learns many things. For example, Hillary Clinton is obviously a conservative, because she was raised by Republican parents in a Republican town and supported Barry Goldwater 52 years ago—before she was old enough to vote. 1,657 more words

Hillary Clinton

One vote for each person. Really?

The 2016 elections are offering more entertainment than all of the pay channels added together. If the American public thought elections were boring, I am certain they have changed their minds. 493 more words

Personal Votes

Entry 547: How Democracy Works

With the presidential primaries reaching a fevered pitch as we rush headlong toward the conventions, it has come to my attention that many of my readers don’t really understand how this whole democracy thing works. 787 more words

Humor

Last Resort: Can the Electoral College save the world from a Don Trump presidency?

Many Americans will move to Canada if it happens. The BBC reported in March that it is the top threat to the global economy and US national security. 538 more words

Donald Trump