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10. This is exactly what the Electoral College is for.
Wed Nov 16, 2016, 05:46 PM
Nov 2016

We have the Electoral College for a reason. It is there to prevent a candidate from winning the presidency through demagoguery and lies. It is there so that if the public elects someone who would be a danger to the country's well being, the Electoral College can override the public's decision and put in place a more reasonable person as president.

If the Electoral College does not do its job now, what exactly is its purpose? It makes no sense for the Electoral College to override the popular vote in order to put in place a person who will place this country in dire danger.

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https://www.change.org/p/electoral-college-electors-electoral-college-make-hillary-clinton-president-on-december-19

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