I’ve written much about the cultishness of president Trump’s followers, and I’m not alone in seeing them that way, but the election of 2020 will bring a new wrinkle to this story – new, at least, for Trumpists. For certain other cultists, however, it’s an old story. On October 22, 1844, thousands of American Christians, Read More …
Tag: Electoral College
Electoral Reform Redux
As we approach the 2020 primary and general elections, I thought I should collect in one place a summary of my thoughts on electoral reform, along with links to previous posts on the subject.
It’s Time to Ditch the Primaries
The single biggest flaw in our democracy is the primary system. We lament Russian hacking, political dysfunction, and toxic tribalism among voters, yet we ignore the obvious cause and an elegant fix.
There’s a Better Way to Elect Presidents
Only a broken electoral system could let Donald Trump get this close to the presidency. Here’s an elegant way to fix it. Read this on the Huffington Post. Share this: