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Letter: Electoral college forestalls tyranny

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Ronald Hopkins

Christine M. Taylor’s April 14 letter names President Trump a tyrant. I think she knows little of what the word means.
She suggests doing away with the electoral college, stating that “majority rules.” But that is what brings about tyrants.
The electoral college gives every state a meaning in the election. Majority rule would eliminate all of your middle America having a say in who gets elected. The east and west coasts would be the majority vote. One side would win the presidential elections every time. Now that leads to tyranny.


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