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  • Originally posted by seer View Post
    But popular votes is not how you win.
    Oops...

    “The electoral college is a disaster for democracy.”

    — Donald Trump

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...outputType=amp

    What you think he meant by “disaster,” I wonder?

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    • Originally posted by whag View Post
      Oops...

      “The electoral college is a disaster for democracy.”

      — Donald Trump

      https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...outputType=amp

      What you think he meant by “disaster,” I wonder?
      Unlike Democrats who have flipflopped on all sorts of things, Trump actually acknowledged that his view has changed. Have you ever changed your mind on anything, I wonder?
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      • Originally posted by One Bad Pig View Post
        Unlike Democrats who have flipflopped on all sorts of things, Trump actually acknowledged that his view has changed. Have you ever changed your mind on anything, I wonder?
        Of course he changed his mind after the fact. Hillary would have done the same thing.

        The point is that Trump is so stupid as to not look into his views before impulsively tweeting them to the world, which makes him look like the idiot troll that he is.

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          • Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post
            But she does lose the Electoral College by ignoring key states.
            Which makes her an awful candidate - even her own husband tried to warn her.
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            • Originally posted by whag View Post
              Of course he changed his mind after the fact. Hillary would have done the same thing.

              The point is that Trump is so stupid as to not look into his views before impulsively tweeting them to the world, which makes him look like the idiot troll that he is.
              Projection is not a good look, whag.
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              • Originally posted by whag View Post
                Oops...

                “The electoral college is a disaster for democracy.”

                — Donald Trump

                https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...outputType=amp

                What you think he meant by “disaster,” I wonder?
                Regardless of who thinks what about the EC, it's our current method for the election of POTUS. Both sides know this. Both sides play the game with those rules in mind.
                "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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                • Originally posted by One Bad Pig View Post
                  Projection is not a good look, whag.
                  Great point. A huge fraction of Trump’s tweets are blatant projections.

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                  • Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
                    Regardless of who thinks what about the EC, it's our current method for the election of POTUS. Both sides know this. Both sides play the game with those rules in mind.
                    It clearly exists to solve the problem of voting population disparity between states. Trump didn’t know this how?

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                    • Originally posted by whag View Post
                      It clearly exists to solve the problem of voting population disparity between states. Trump didn’t know this how?
                      You have reason to believe he didn't know this?
                      "Neighbor, how long has it been since you’ve had a big, thick, steaming bowl of Wolf Brand Chili?”

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                      • Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
                        You have reason to believe he didn't know this?
                        To be fair, Trump is correct to say that the electoral college is a disaster for democracy, but that's by design. Our Founding Fathers didn't want a president who was chosen by popular vote because that would give too much power to the most populous states.
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                        But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
                        Than a fool in the eyes of God


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                        • Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post
                          To be fair, Trump is correct to say that the electoral college is a disaster for democracy, but that's by design. Our Founding Fathers didn't want a president who was chosen by popular vote because that would give too much power to the most populous states.
                          AND, our Founding Fathers didn't set up a democracy.
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                          • Originally posted by whag View Post
                            Oops...

                            “The electoral college is a disaster for democracy.”

                            — Donald Trump

                            https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...outputType=amp

                            What you think he meant by “disaster,” I wonder?
                            It is indeed incredibly undemocratic. Just like each state getting two Senators regardless of population.

                            But that is exactly why the Founding Fathers designed it that way. They wanted a Republic, not a Democracy.

                            I'm always still in trouble again

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                            • Originally posted by JimL View Post
                              As far as they're concerned, yes. Whatever keeps their fellow dictator in office. Tulsi Gabbard doesn't have a snowballs chance in hell of being elected, so by running her only purpose could be to get the lawless, treasonous, wannabe dictator re-elected.
                              So any third-party candidate, like Libertarian, Green, Socialist, American Independent - they're all working against democracy and for Russia? Because that's where your logic ultimately takes you.

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                              • Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post
                                AND, our Founding Fathers didn't set up a democracy.
                                They were dead set against it.

                                I'm always still in trouble again

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