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Ocasio-Cortez: The Electoral College a ‘Scam,' Prefers White Voters Over Those of Color


Added 08-21-19 05:38:02pm EST - “ACKSHUALLY, Congresswoman, the Electoral College provides a voice for every single person.” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Ocasio-Cortez: The Electoral College a 'Scam,' Prefers White Voters Over Those of Color”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

It’s weird how the Democrats complain about the Electoral College when their person does not win.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) not only described the Electoral College as a scam but screamed RACISM.

“We’re coming to you live from the Electoral College,” the New York Democrat said in a video on Instagram, which featured her driving along a sparsely populated highway in what appears to be a desert somewhere in the western part of the country. “Many votes here, as you can see. Very efficient way to choose leadership of the country. I mean I can’t think of any other way, can you?”

The freshman congresswoman went on to cite a New York magazine story titled, “Here’s Every Defense of the Electoral College — and Why They’re All Wrong.”

“Due to severe racial disparities in certain states, the Electoral College effectively weighs white voters over voters of color, as opposed to a ‘one person, one vote’ system where all our votes are counted equally,” Ocasio-Cortez said. “Could you imagine if we had this kind of democracy-altering ‘fairness’ provision for literally any other group? If we weighed, for example, black and indigenous voters more because of unfairness?”

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