Whose Vote Counts Most? | The Weekly Standard.
by Joseph Bottum
The good thing about the Electoral College — our strangely still-surviving 18th-century experiment in federalism — is that it’s clear, coherent, and -commonsensical. If you live in Ohio, say, a state that’s closely contested in the presidential race this year, you know down in your bones that your ballot is important. More important, certainly, than the ballots coming out of Illinois, where President Obama remains so messianic that even the dead will rise up to vote for him, if necessary. Continue reading →