Abolish The Electoral College?

In light of the havoc it has wreaked this presidential election, many Americans are calling for an end to the electoral college. What do you think?

  • “No, we should not stop using the electoral college. We also should not stop spinning our own flax.”

    Irene Costa –
    Reference Librarian

  • “We must keep the electoral college. Without it, last night's Nightline probably would have been about the war on cholesterol.”

    Reggie Ennis –
    Cashier

  • “The electoral-college system was designed to protect our nation from the ignorance of its people. And, based on the 2000 vote, it's still dearly needed.”

    Manny Blake –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I'm all for getting rid of the electoral college, but wouldn't that mean we'd have to dig up Samuel J. Tilden and make him president retroactively?”

    Tom Kallen –
    Optometrist

  • “This election mess confirms what I've been saying for years: Our nation should be split into warring factions, each ruled by a warlord who receives messages from God.”

    Matt Funk –
    Cab Dispatcher

  • “The presidency should go to the candidate who earns the larger minority of the popular vote.”

    Liz Lowery –
    Sales Clerk

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