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The federalist papers are not the end all

They are a persuasive opinion of some founders. Opinions of the founders were anything but a monolith. There is plenty of room in the Constitution for opinions today that seek an option other than the electoral college.
[Post edited by BarkingDogBuff at 07/12/2019 09:49AM]

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Posted: 07/11/2019 at 08:12AM


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