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The critics are wrong, and this book shows why. Written in straightforward language, Enlightened Democracy traces the history of the Electoral College from the Constitutional Convention to the present, and along the way it explains why the Framers took such pride in their now-controversial creation. After reading this book the case is clear: The Electoral College doesnât ignore the will of the people, but it does protect our republic and promote our liberty.
I actually wrote a 4,000 pages essay on why the Electoral College does not function and this book actually worked pretty good. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ericka Manjarrez
Great read, much more enlightened on the process and it's impetus. This should be a must read for high school and college students of politics.Published 9 months ago by shawn wallace
For the position that the book takes I think it is very good. it's just that the evidence is so strong against this position. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mike C.
I rely heavily on this book in my work, which involves explaining the Electoral College to state legislators. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Sean Parnell
This book is a well researched unbias book about a boring yet very important topic. I highly recommend it. Thanks.Published on December 7, 2012 by Timothy J Heise
There are many today who would like to get rid of the Electoral College, claiming that it is an absurd way to elect the president--they point to elections like 2000, when the... Read morePublished on November 6, 2012 by Eric Mayforth
Great book, easy to follow! She is the person to read for Electoral College information! Gives details on why the Electoral College is necessary for federalism to thrive.Published on August 13, 2012 by Cassandra R Sebastian
I am in fact quite familiar with early American history, and the author covers it reasonably well. Yes, she cherry-picks facts a bit, uses evidence a tad selectively, and clearly... Read morePublished on June 24, 2010 by J. Edgar Heevor
I read this book after reading "Under God: George Washington and the Question of Church and State"- a marvelous book she co-authored with Joseph C. Smith. Read morePublished on May 7, 2010 by Kevin P. Hickey