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  •  Divide and conquer (1+ / 0-)
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    Motions to change the award of electoral votes from (mostly) winner-take-all to congressional district-level electoral outcomes amount to further Balkanization of the US electorate.

    I was pretty happy to have the Balkinizing stall at the state level; when citizens of each state, speaking as one, stated their preference among presidential candidates. "What say you, Oregon?" "The great state of Illinois casts its electoral votes for..."

    It's called the United States for a reason, I suppose. I dread the prospect that we shall be re-branded/reorganized as the UDA (United Districts of America).

    "It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important." Martin Luther King Jr.

    by Arabiflora on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 12:44:26 AM PST

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