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What Were They Thinking?! Why the Electoral College Remains Relevant

Dave Rubin talks with Tara Ross about the Constitution and the Electoral College.

…people think the government has any power except things that are expressly prohibited, and it’s actually the other way around. The federal government only has the power the Constitution expressly gives to it.

Tara Ross in The Rubin Report: Correcting the Myths of the Electoral College

Tara Ross is an author and Electoral College expert. Here, she briefly explains how the Electoral College works in a five-minute animated video.

Pure democracies do not work…Democracy has been colorfully described as two wolves and a lamb voting on what’s for dinner.”

In order to win, a candidate must have the support of many different types of voters from various parts of the country.

Tara Ross in “Do You Understand the Electoral College?”

References

Ross, Tara. “Do You Understand the Electoral College?” PragerU, 17 May 2015, https://www.prageru.com/video/do-you-understand-the-electoral-college/. Accessed 12 January 2020.

Rubin, Dave. “Historian: Correcting the Myths of the Electoral College.” The Rubin Report on YouTube, 1 December 2019, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUR9UIscLGU. Accessed 12 January 2020.


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