Why We Are a Republic, Not a Democracy

 

The word "democracy", does not appear in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or any other of our founding documents.

 

Hillary Clinton blamed the Electoral College for her stunning defeat in the 2016 presidential election in her latest memoirs, “What Happened.” Some have claimed that the Electoral College is one of the most dangerous institutions in American politics. Why? They say the Electoral College system, as opposed to a simple majority vote, distorts the one-person, one-vote…

 



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