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Maybe they should look at themselves for a reason on why they have a hard time winning…
Democrats want to change the rules because they aren’t winning anymore
In recent days, Democrats have been trampling all over each other to get to a microphone to trumpet massive structural changes to American public life.
First, several presidential candidates are calling for an increase in the size of the Supreme Court. Nine justices are too few, apparently. In a proposal that seems straight out of the writers’ room at “The West Wing,” Beto O’Rourke wants the court apportioned by party, with five Democrats and five Republicans, and an extra five chosen by the 10 partisan ones.
Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has endorsed a proposal to lower the federal voting age to 16 (an idea already being contemplated at the local level in Oregon and the District of Columbia, and gathering steam in California).
Oh, and a great many Democrats want to abolish the Electoral College. This is nothing new for modern Democrats, who feel the Electoral College makes it too hard for them to win the presidency. But there’s never been serious practical discussion of it because it’s pointless to advocate it — 38 states would have to vote to agree to it for the amendment to pass, and as such a move would weaken the political power of small states, that will never happen.
Welcome to the Democratic presidential campaign of 2020. You can expect at least five minutes of every presidential debate to be taken up by that fantasy as well as these others.
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