Picking up from yesterday . . .
(“According to a new poll, 55% of Americans favor abolishing the Electoral College. Unfortunately, because of the Electoral College, 55% is less than half.” — Seth Myers)
And here is how we fix it — the National Popular Vote Compact. We’re up to 189 of the needed 270 votes.
We’re getting there.
(But as I’ve mentioned in the past: don’t worry! Each state would still have two senators, so the sparsely populated, overwhelmingly white, states would still have far more than their proportional share of power overall, and a disproportionate say in the composition of the Judiciary Branch.)
Quote of the Day
On Hollywood Squares, gay comedy writer Bruce Vilanch was asked: You are the most popular fruit in America. What are you? His answer: Humble. (The correct answer? Banana.)~.
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