Re: sum-up

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Date: Mon Nov 13 2000 - 07:01:00 PST

Bill Stoddard writes:

> My (very limited) understanding of the electoral college is that it was
> designed to prevent large urban populations from dominating the political
> agenda of the entire nation. If that is truely the purpose, then I'd say it

Makes excellent sense; I'd recommend giving voting rights to the trees
and squirrels, too.

> worked as designed if Bush is elected. (since all the large urban areas voted
> solidly for Gore and most of the less dense populated areas did not). I
> expect to hear a lot more about the electoral college in the next few weeks
> and hopefully "we the people" will pick up some good American history lessons
> along the way.

Boy, and I've been thinking d'Hondt was broken...

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