That's the theme of this editorial in The Nation, and I have to agree that a change in the system would be most welcome.
It's kind of bizarre to know that a candidate won after getting a certain number of electoral votes, and not even have to ask if they got a majority of the popular votes.
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As you know, weather happened in New York City this week, leaving dozens dead, millions without power, and pundits arguing about whether "Global Warming" is an actual thing.Mayor Mike Bloomberg appears to be on the side of Al Gore and the Inconvenient Truth-ers -- yesterday, the mayor endorsed Presi ... More >>
Less than an hour ago NPR reported that Christopher Hitchens had finally succumbed to his battle with cancer.
Tomorrow, at a decent hour, I will search through the Voice archives for some of his pieces. At one point he wrote the Press Clips column, but whether it was before or after Alexand ... More >>
What with Tiger Woods and Al Gore and even all those humdrum average people who live in your neighborhood calling it quits, Time magazine wants to know, "Is Divorce Contagious?" And while they don't really come out and say it's at swine-flu levels, yet, they do quote a study that estimates th ... More >>
Even though Chelsea's secret wedding is now significantly less of a secret (or so we think), not everyone is welcome. It seems that Al and Tipper Gore won't be going, but it's not known if that's because they're divorcing, weren't invited, or because of that whole "crazed sex-poodle" allegation in t ... More >>
Maybe he learned a thing or two about shady real estate deals from an old friend. In the lead-up the Al and Tipper Gore's divorce announcement, the couple made some very deliberate real estate moves, according to the New York Post. It may or may not have had something to do with Big Al's trys ... More >>
Oh, National Enquirer. We knew exactly what to think of you (not much) until the day you broke the John Edwards love child story. (That was some good stuff!) And now, whenever you come out with the story of so-and-so's affair or drug addiction or secret baby lair, we wonder: Could you be tell ... More >>