How to Prevent Americans from Voting Themselves More Money Without Instituting a Poll Tax

In the aftermath of last month’s election, an Electoral College map from CNN had been circulating conservative blogs, showing what the map would have looked like had only taxpayers voted. It showed that Mitt Romney would have won the election with 441 Electoral College votes to Barack Obama’s 206. When I first saw the map, I was floored at the disparity between the real results and the potential results, and I felt great anger at the injustice of such a voting system that allowed people to Read more […]