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The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders' Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule Hardcover – October 30, 2017
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About the Author
Tara Ross is a lawyer and writer who focuses on the intersection among law, public policy, and constitutional history. She often appears as a guest on a variety of talk shows nationwide to discuss these matters and regularly addresses civic, university, and legal audiences. Her work has been published in several law reviews and newspapers, including the National Law Journal, USA Today, the American Enterprise Online, National Review Online, WeeklyStandard.com, FoxNews.com, HumanEvents.com, The Washington Times, and the Texas Review of Law & Politics.She is the author of Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College, co-author of Under God: George Washington and the Question of Church and State, and We Elect A President: The Story of our Electoral College.
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So many peope do not realize this country was NOT founded as a democracy. Dr. Franklin's worst fears are in the wishes of a large portion of the population. One wonders why they would wish to have "mob rule."
The details expand upon our republic and how The Electoral College does not favor one political party over another, but rewards the candidate who “appears to be listening to the greatest cross-section of people....”
Understanding that a perfect election system is impossible to obtain, this book supports the understanding that the Electoral College is the best system for electing a President.