‘Hacking the Constitution’: States Quietly Plan to Ditch Electoral College

 
(Jon McNaughton – Via YouTube)

Artist Jon McNaughton on his Facebook page, “I for one am deeply offended. I can’t believe I had to paint this in our own country. Stand up and be heard America!!” source

foxnewsinsider.com
April 22, 2014

Nearly a dozen states have quietly signed onto a plan to effectively ditch the Electoral College and instead, award the White House to the candidate that wins the popular vote.

The National Popular Vote agreement would take effect if states that represent 270 electoral votes all commit. New York has most recently joined the efforts, bringing the number of states to 10 plus the District of Columbia. Altogether, they represent 165 electoral votes.

Without the Electoral College, FoxNews.com digital politics editor Chris Stirewalt said we would have had a whole different trajectory of presidents. If presidents are selected through the popular vote, he said that campaigns will focus on maximizing turnout in urban centers. He said the “plan is to subvert the will of the Constitution and the founders.” Read more

There’s so much wrong with eliminating the electorial college…

Bottomline: The Founding Fathers were very smart people and knew what they were doing – trust them.

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