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Elizabeth Warren Reveals Hair Brained Plot to Dissolve Electoral College

Elizabeth Warren’s plot to end the electoral college is a politically impossible smack in the face to the Midwest.

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Democrat presidential candidate and 1/1024 Native American woman Elizabeth Warren advocated dissolving the electoral college during her CNN Town Hall on Monday night.

While on a confusing rant about ending voter suppression laws, of which she named none, Warren went on to advocate removing the electoral college in a misguided attempt to make politicians campaign in states like Mississippi and California.

Warren said that “We need to make sure that every vote counts, and you know I want to push that right here in Mississippi. Because I think this is an important point. You know, come a general election, presidential candidates don’t come to places like like Mississippi,” adding that “They also don’t come to places like California and Massachusetts. Because we’re not the battleground states.”

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She concluded, “Well my view is that every vote matters, and the way we can make that happen, is that we can have national voting and that means get rid of the electoral college and every vote counts.”

She is wrong for multiple reasons.

As President Donald J. Trump frequently points out during public events and on Twitter, the electoral college is designed to prevent candidates from only campaigning in major population centers. Without the electoral college, it would become good strategy for candidates to spend the majority of their time in the large cities in New York, Florida, Texas, and California, and neglect the entire rest of the country.

With a popular vote, the entire Midwest, which is already less likely to vote for Democrats due to its strong traditional values, would be totally ignored in presidential elections. Apparently Warren has no interest in courting these voters.

Additionally, the policy is so far fetched it is never likely to happen. It would require amending the United States Constitution, something that is rarely done in modern times, as doing so requires 3/4 of all states to consent to the ratification. This means 38 of the 50 states would all need to agree to stripping themselves of enormous influence and handing it to California, New York, Texas, and Florida.

According to Econlib.org, the number of small population states with important electoral votes, who would likely never want to see their fleeting power utterly demolished, numbers at 15.

Econlib.org wrote:

Number of states (including D.C.) with the minimum of 3: 8–Alaska, D.C., Delaware, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming.
Number of states with 4: 5–Hawaii, Idaho, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island.

That’s a total of 13. Of course, D.C. is not a state, so we really have 12, which is not enough to block. But there are three states with 5 electoral votes: West Virginia, Nebraska, and New Mexico. So the total number of states with 5 or fewer electoral votes is 15. They are clearly a blocking coalition. All of them would lose power in deciding the presidency if the electoral college were eliminated.

This incredibly mundane and obvious reality suggests Warren is simply attempting to provide red meat to the frothing Democrat masses. In doing so, however, she is pushing her candidacy and the Democrat Party further away from the Midwest and Rust Belt voters they lost in 2016.

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POLL: Trump’s Pick Doug Collins is Beating Georgia RINO Senator Kelly Loeffler by 23 Points in New Poll

This is great news for Georgians who want an “America First” Senator.

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A recent poll has indicated that Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) is crushing incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) by 23 points, as the unelected appointee is hemorrhaging support after being accused of insider trading.

Battleground Connect conducted a survey throughout the state of Georgia from March 30 to April 1, asking about which candidate the respondents support in this year’s special election for the U.S. Senate. In addition to Loeffler and Collins, respondents also mentioned at least five other individuals as their preferred candidate in the race.

Collins devastated Loeffler in the new poll, receiving 36 percent of the support from Georgia voters. Loeffler only received 13 percent of the support. In the previous poll, Collins had a mere eight point lead over Loeffler. He now has accumulated 70 percent of the support from Republican voters, compared to Loeffler’s paltry 20 percent.

In a comparison of Collins’ level of support against the leading Democrat in the race, Collins beats Democrat Raphael Warnock by a margin of 49 percent to 36 percent. Loeffler is actually losing to Warnock by a margin of 40 percent to 41 percent in the poll.

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Loeffler’s unfavorable ratings have grown to an incredible 55 percent, with Georgia voters rejecting the former Mitt Romney super-donor. This may be due to a recent scandal in which Loeffler was exposed for selling stock after receiving privileged information about the coronavirus pandemic at an exclusive Senate briefing.

Big League Politics reported on Loeffler’s dirty dealings that have been compared to insider trading by many observers:

Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), who was appointed to her post undemocratically against the wishes of President Donald Trump, has been revealed for selling stock shortly after a private briefing on the coronavirus.

She and her husband sold off a stunning seven figures worth of stock options after the Senate Health Committee held a private meeting with all Senators to brief them about the growing coronavirus epidemic.

“Appreciate today’s briefing from the President’s top health officials on the novel coronavirus outbreak. These men and women are working around the clock to keep our country safe and healthy,” Loeffler wrote in a tweet about the briefing at the time.

Loeffler dumped stocks worth between $50,001 and $100,000 in Resideo Technologies following the hearing. The stock for Resideo has dropped by half since that point, as the Dow Jones has tanked by losing roughly 10,000 points.

She also made a buy of between $100,000 and $250,000 in Citrix, a tech firm specializing in teleworking that has bucked the market during its downturn due to the increased demand for remote networking because of coronavirus.

The residents of Georgia are getting to know Loeffler, who was a relative unknown before her appointment to the Senate, and they do not like what they seeing. Collins is the prohibitive favorite heading into November’s special election.

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