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  • Electoral College a legacy of slavery

    The "Making presidential elections fairer" commentary (Nov. 17) omits that the Electoral College is another legacy of slavery. The compromise of 1787, the counting of slaves as three-fifths of a person in determining the number of representatives in...
  • Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 11

    Tom Z's Highly Unethical College Football Gambling Picks: Week 11
    Before we get into this week’s lines, there’s something I have to address. Last week’s Alabama-LSU game was a thriller. LSU had the top-ranked Crimson Tide on the ropes, and it seemed like we were about to witness the most unlikely of...
  • Election System Could Use A Shake-Up

    Election System Could Use A Shake-Up
    The balloons, posters and confetti had not yet been swept up, or crying towels laundered, when talk turned to 2016 candidates. Good heavens, could we not have a few months' respite? But as we look forward, as eventually we must, shouldn't we talk...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Reapportionment Commission Meets Again Today.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Generally speaking, on the day before Thanksgiving we don't like to engage in intellectual activity much more rigorous than mixing up our Italian Great Uncle Giovanni Paolo Not Silvio Burlusconi's Capitol Ideas'...
  • Rhubarb Patch: Swirls and Eddies in GOP primary crosscurrents

     
    Today, veteran political strategist and former executive director of the Illinois Republican Party Christine Dudley (right) joins me for an e-mail back and forth about the race for the presidency. To: Christine From: Eric Three months ago, I saw no......
  • The electoral college ain’t broke

     
    Got an email this week from the good folks at Common Cause, calling for the Electoral College to be “fixed.” (This is the same meaning of “fixed” as what the vet did to Fido.) Common Cause is among a coalition of civic groups &#...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Will there be joy in Mittville?

     
    Today, veteran political strategist and former executive director of the Illinois Republican Party Christine Dudley (right) joins me for another e-mail back and forth about the race for the presidency You may link to our December chat here, so long......
  • Fine line

     
    How the argument for Mitt’s technocratic competence differs from the one Democrats once made for Michael Dukakis is beyond me, but I guess it’s better than talking about “cheesy grits.”... Frank Rich Just so. Democrat Dukakis was...
  • Romney feels Bill Clinton's pain....but will he have his luck?

     
    The fear among Republicans is that Mitt Romney, if he ends up as the party’s nominee for president, will be 2012’s version of Walter Mondale, Bob Dole or John Kerry. All three — Mondale in 1984, Dole in 1996 and......
  • Rendell: First POTUS debate is a must-win for Mitt Romney.

     
    If Republican Presidential Candidate ... ... Mitt Romney fails to come away with a win or at the first presidential debate at the University of Denver next month, the former Massachusetts governor could find his candidacy abandoned by GOP moneymen......
  • What if the Electoral College vote ends in a tie?

     
    Madness:...