In the latest episode of leftists attempting to ban everything they do not like, USA Today op-ed called for the abolishment of the United States presidency in a piece published Friday.
“This is a man who openly conspired to cheat with the help of a hostile foreign nation in a federal election,” said Tina Dupuy, offering no evidence for the ridiculous claim because, of course, there is none.
“On election night, he came in second place, yet due to a scab of slavery in the Constitution (the electoral college), this usurper has the full power of the most powerful military in history, command of the treasury, the absolute power to pardon and he can unilaterally annihilate millions of people with his command to deploy nuclear weapons,” she continued.
The idea that President Donald J. Trump “came in second” in 2016 because Hillary R. Clinton garnered more total voters is juvenile. The popular vote is not a metric by which winning a presidential election is measured. Thus, Trump did not lose anything, and conversely, Clinton did not win anything.
Likewise, the Electoral College was not established as a consequence of slavery, but rather because the Founding Fathers realized that large concentrations of certain types …read more