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The Electoral College Is Supposed To Be Unpopular

Connecticut has become the 10th state, along with D.C., to join in a compact that pledges all electoral delegates to the winner of the state's popular vote. This push isn't new, but it is gaining steam. It's an idea endorsed by President Trump, though his comment was pretty clearly more a chance to throw shade at Hilary Clinton than anything when he said that having the popular vote elect the President: "I would rather have the popular vote, because it's — to me, it's much easier to win." 
Yeah. Just a reminder, he didn't win the thing he says is easier to win. He does suggest that if the popular vote were to be the measuring stick that would change the way he campaigned an he would have won more easily. Maybe. It's hard for me to imagine he could have produced another 2.4 million votes, but then again ever time I (or, you know, anyone) thinks they know for sure what an outcome would be with Trump involved we are proved less accurate than a Magic 8…

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