This is what our constitution was and is fighting against every day. When our national leadership at the highest level turns into an all-out popularity contest, then he who is the loudest will rule.
Our founding fathers saw this way back then as a problem and knew if we wanted a chance at succeeding we HAD to be a republic…
Well, Connecticut is the tenth state in a growing list ready to give all that up.
Connecticut’s legislature has passed a bill that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationally.
The state Senate voted 21-14 on Saturday to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which includes ten states and the District of Columbia. The state House passed the measure last week, 77 to 73.
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The compact requires its members to cast their Electoral College ballots for the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote. The agreement goes into effect once states representing at least 270 electoral votes — the number needed for a candidate to win the presidency — sign the compact.
This is insane. If this passes the middle of our country, the rural part will die.
We are looking at the final nail in America’s coffin if something like this happens.
What do you think about this compact growing in the states? Let us know in the comments below…