LULAC makes preposterous claim about our electoral system

Pratt on Texas“The general counsel for the League of United Latin American Citizens [LULAC,] which is leading the effort [to overturn the Electoral College and states’ winner-take-all system of awarding electors in presidential elections,] said the hope is that they win in at least one appellate court so it can be elevated to the Supreme Court and transform the system nationwide,” the AP reported.

“Ultimately I know we’re going to win. Every intellectual agrees that the Electoral College is wrong,” Luis Vera said, stupidly.

Leftwing groups have opposed our representative republic as form of government for the past hundred years. A reason for this is that it takes a full democracy to install tyranny into office through a vote. In a democracy the current opinion of the majority overrules all rights and protections of people within the society and, without the varied competing interests fundamental to our republic, there is nothing to slow the imposition of centralized, capricious power.

A person who represents a minority group should be the first to understand why full democracy is a threat…

LULAC’s Luis Vera demonstrates how terribly our public and higher education systems have served us.

A person who represents a minority group should be the first to understand why full democracy is a threat but Luis does not seem to grasp such. And, Vera doesn’t seem to grasp the concept that there is no national popular-vote election in our United States federal system, not even for president.

…a winner of any other election should not be allowed to take office but instead have to share the power of an office with those who lost proportionally to the votes the losers received.

LULAC and Vera claim the winner-take-all electoral system violates the idea of “one person, one vote.”

Such a claim is preposterous on many levels, the most obvious of which is that if a winner cannot take all the electors, then a winner of any other election should not be allowed to take office but instead have to share the power of an office with those who lost proportionally to the votes the losers received.

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