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Doesn't the 2016 Election make it clear that the USA is a republic, not a democracy?


Forget the "Popular Vote." It doesn't apply in a republic, though it would if the USA wasnot a republic but a democracy. Similarly, the argument could be made that as a group of 50 states, it might be democratic to decide who wins on the basis of which candidate wins the most states. The system in the USA for all the years of its existence is based on winning the votes of the states' electors, and that legitimized President Trump as the winner of the 2016 Election.

 

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    Demas W Jasper (Perspycacious) 4 weeks ago

    Watch out though! Some are trying to get enough states to pledge their electors to the candidate who wins the popular vote! They are trying to subvert the Constitution, and guess who they are?

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