The Equal Protection argument against “winner take all” in the Electoral College

The whole purpose of the electoral college was to prevent a person like Trump from being able to take office. If they are not going to do their job then there really is no point in having a electoral college. Hamilton outlined their purpose in the federalist papers, 68 “ Instead of committing the election of the president to any established body, the choice should be made by men chosen for the special purpose, and meeting at particular times. Such men of distinction would be the most capable of deciding which presidential candidate had the best qualifications for office.” Clearly Trump is not the most qualified, in fact he is not qualified at all for numerous reasons outlined in nauseum over the last year. In the interest of our Democracy, he should be dispatched to the annuals of history, and the country should be on.

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