March 21, 2011
I recently wrote to my state senator about NPV.
Thank you for responding to my previous communication. I hope you will reconsider your position and withdraw your support of what has been called the “Blue State Suicide Pact”, aka National Popular Vote proposal.
I am no fan of the Electoral College as it currently operates but I oppose the current NPV proposal. In fact, the name is a classic oxymoron. Read the rest of this entry »
February 21, 2009
Many on the left support the proposed National Popular Vote plan because there is an unspoken assumption that it is a thoroughly progressive idea. Upon closer examination that implicit belief about the inherent progressive roots of the National Popular Vote is revealed to be false. Read the rest of this entry »