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Bernie Sanders Backs Scrapping
Electoral College after New Analysis
Finds Entrenched Advantage for Trump in 2020

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 7/21/2019 10:12:17 AM

Senator Bernie Sanders on Friday called for the abolition of the electoral college in response to a new analysis showing that President Donald Trump could win re-election in 2020 while still losing the popular vote by as many as five million ballots. Trump won the 2016 election despite coming up nearly three million ballots short of Hillary Clinton in the popular vote. His electoral college victory in that race was still comfortable, as analyst Dave Wasserman noted in a new projection of possible discrepancies between the electoral outcomes and popular support in 2020. Sanders has previously said that it's "hard

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A president's #1 job is to uphold the Constitution, where the Electoral College is the centerpiece. But just about every Dem wants to gut the Constitution .

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Reply 1 - Posted by: mobyclik 7/21/2019 10:16:44 AM (No. 129772)
When you can't win on your hair-brained agenda, change the rules. Liberalism 101.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/21/2019 10:25:54 AM (No. 129785)
Story in Newsweek on Sanders? Forget it.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: EJKrausJr 7/21/2019 10:27:41 AM (No. 129787)
Good luck Bernie getting that Constitutional Amendment approved before election day. #MAGA2020
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Reply 4 - Posted by: aasilver 7/21/2019 10:34:01 AM (No. 129794)
20,000,000 + illegals - 5,000,000 in California. Is it any wonder that the hildabeast won Calif by 6,000,000 votes?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: PChristopher 7/21/2019 10:35:36 AM (No. 129795)
Maybe we should abolish the presidency too, since you're not going to win that....whaddayathink, Bernie.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: lisa belanger 7/21/2019 10:37:55 AM (No. 129797)
the old communist is doing all that for the money...he will pocket millions will not be elected /////he will have all this cash go back to the senate leave what is left of the money which is millions....his wife will get it all he is a old angry jew
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 7/21/2019 11:33:20 AM (No. 129869)
Please do not say this guy is a jew, he is an atheist commie, and I doubt he has been has mitzvah'd. He gives jews a bad name and he would do the same if he were a christian. As another poster noted he is cynically collecting donations to pay his wife's attorneys no doubt and to buy yet another nest to feather. Feh! Jexit where art thou?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JediJerry 7/21/2019 11:40:52 AM (No. 129876)
Bernie, run for President in Venezuela, Cuba or Brazil. They have no electoral college there and those countries are already socialist, so you would be a perfect fit. Nothing to change or hold you back. All your promises for free everything would make it a cakewalk for you. No term limits, no problem. It's yours for the taking.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: CEP 7/21/2019 1:27:58 PM (No. 129961)
Sorry Bernie, but you ain't changing the Constitution to appease your sick mind.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: tootall 7/21/2019 3:05:39 PM (No. 130040)
Bernie should put his wife in charge of destroying the Electoral College! She's got experience in this area! ( attribution: IowaHawk on Twitter)
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 7/21/2019 5:04:00 PM (No. 130093)
Att. Bernie...I don't even think Hillary won the popular vote in 2016. If you take out dead people, felons, and illegal aliens voting (especially in Sanctuary State of California) she probably lost the popular vote. My suggestion is, since Hillary was obviously screwed out being president...why not nominate her again, and this time make sure it is done honestly.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: joew9 7/21/2019 5:47:11 PM (No. 130119)
Getting rid of it would change how people vote and how candidates campaign. I think Republicans would actually come out ahead. Let's say you are a Republican in California. You work long hard hours(you're a Republican). It's vote day. You know California is going Dem by a safe margin so all the electoral votes go to the Dem. You must leave work early and fight traffic to vote. But, it's not going to make any difference since all the electoral votes go to the Dem. So screw it. Stay at work. BUT, if there is no electoral system your vote counts so it's worthwhile to go vote.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: panther361 7/21/2019 5:49:19 PM (No. 130121)
That would be the very same electoral college that elected hussein obama, right?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: chance_232 7/21/2019 6:02:21 PM (No. 130126)
Its just not fair!!! Democrats are supposed to start with a 190 electoral advantage!!!
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