Democracy is supposed to be 1 person – 1 vote. But not here in these United States!
Even the US Senate is a mess, a citizen of Wyoming or Vermont has 60 times the proportional representation of a citizen of California.
This election day, ask yourself: why is it that my vote probably doesn’t mean shit? And then ask yourself: wouldn’t it be nice if my vote did mean something? And finally: wouldn’t it be even nicer if everyone’s vote meant exactly as much as everyone else’s vote? You are evil, Electoral College. You are pernicious and unfair, U.S. Senate. One day, some day, we should take a little time to realign our system with our ideals.
It’s time to abolish the Electoral College (And The U.S. Senate) – Read more over at Gawker.