Day 35 – Cranky Dinosaurs

What if the Canadian Senate decided it had power? The nation would go nuts because it is an appointed body that distorts our democracy. Luckily, that’s unlikely to happen.

However, Americans have to live with the Electoral College. This article in the New York Times talks about the negative effects of the College on democracy. I’d add that all the attention Colorado has been receiving has turned many residents so disillusioned with politics that they may not vote.

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