Amadeus
The Founders Also Distrusted Political Parties...
Mon Nov 5, 2018 5:00pm
104.129.200.71 (XFF: 198.35.75.3)

...and didn't want to empower them. But look what happened.

I think we should not be afraid to fix what's broken. It certainly didn't stop the Founders, and they were up against Divine Writ, you know.

Amadeus

  • actually DID leave it to the States to determine how their Electors would be selected. "Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the Legislature thereof may direct , a number of Electors...." The... more
    • LEGISLATURE directs (IOW, congress? or they can decide how they CHOOSE their own electors.) I didn't even mention how they CHOOSE electors and don't especially care how. Each state doesn't get to... more
      • "Each State shall appoint, in such manner as the Legislature thereof may direct , a number of Electors...." Now, what do you think "THE LEGISLATURE THEREOF " means? It means each State may decide all ... more
      • quite a few years since I was in school, it was the STATE legislature that assigns the electors. And in the beginning, the electors themselves had quite a bit more power than they do now as I recall. ... more
    • The Founders Also Distrusted Political Parties... — Amadeus, Mon Nov 5 5:00pm
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