Electoral College

Since President Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, Democrats have increased calls to eliminate the constitutionally mandated Electoral College. MSNBC host Chris Hayes, for example, argued on his show last month the Electoral College is undemocratic and potentially perpetuates systemic racism. “The weirdest thing about the Electoral College is the fact that if it wasn’t specifically in
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MSNBC host Chris Hayes lashed out at conservatives Saturday after he was sharply criticized over his recent commentary about the Electoral College. What did Hayes say? Hayes claimed that modern conservatism is a “deeply paranoid and pessimistic” movement that is “retreating behind counter-majoritarian institutions.” He said modern conservatives desire to “uphold minority rule.” What led
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“A narrow majority deciding the fate of the rest of the country.” That’s how Republican Dan Crenshaw explains the future that Democrats and “progressives” not only want, but are actively seeking on multiple fronts, including in their sudden but obsessive push to eliminate the electoral college. Here at The Blaze we have covered the electoral
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Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee said the electoral college was “conceived in sin” and claimed it was invented to keep black people down. “This is all conceived in sin and perpetuating slavery on the American people and on the African-American people, directly,” Cohen said on “CNN Right Now” Tuesday. “We need to give
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Possible 2020 Democratic presidential contender Eric Holder said he supports a plan to create “real democracy” by doing away with the Electoral College’s process on Twitter Tuesday. “A good reform measure to support,” Holder wrote on Twitter Tuesday. “Change the Electoral College by having a state’s electoral votes go to the national popular vote
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