Don’t Abolish The Electoral College, Abolish The Popular Vote – Hit & Run : Reason.com

Rather than abolishing the Electoral College, the U.S. should abolish the popular vote! True story: the epistocracy that uneducated Americans speak of is a bad idea.

Voters are irrational, ignorant, and incompetent, he argues, and placing limits on democracy makes just as much sense as letting attorneys sort through a pool of jurors to dismiss those who are disqualified. [America should consider] a system where only coolly rational and educated individuals, those least likely to be affected by the emotional and partisan elements of politics, vote

If we want to revamp American politics, perhaps we should retool the Electoral College.


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http://reason.com/blog/2016/12/29/dont-abolish-the-electoral-college-aboli

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