I was hoping I’d be surprised and have nothing to say today. Instead it seems I have four years of material ahead of me.
One person, one vote…what a concept.
As of 12:02 PM ET 11/9/2016:
Hillary Clinton has 59,459,229 votes = 218 electoral votes
Donald Trump has 59,267,341 votes= 276 electoral votes
What does that mean?
Donald Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States.
Hillary Clinton becomes the 5th United States presidential candidate to win the popular vote but lose the election.
There is some comfort in knowing that a majority of my fellow countrymen did not vote for hate, but the electoral college has failed 5 times in history, and two of those times in the past 16 years. Why has it not been fixed? It’s time, don’t you think?
We stand together as a nation of people Donald Trump has insulted. This misguided revolution can not end well, but perhaps aside from sending us spiraling into financial ruin, global warming, setting back LGBT rights, the rights of disabled Americans, the rights of women and minorities, ignoring freedom of religion, and starting the Third World War, Trump’s legacy will be his inadvertent fueling of the abolition of the electoral college.
Abolish the Electoral College http://petitions.moveon.org/s/YZ9CJc @moveon
Tell the members of the United States electoral college that you want the popular vote to be honored—
November 9, 2016, Discover: Numbers, Daily Prompt: Primp <a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/discover-challenges/numbers/”>Numbers</a> <a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/primp/”>Primp</a>