America’s Electoral College: Warts, Genius, and All…

— By Jerry Cates. First published on 27 November 2016 and last expanded on 30 November 2016. © Govinthenews Vol. 7:11(2). In America, what do we call a candidate for U.S. president who loses the popular vote, but wins the electoral college vote? Uh… “President”? Yep. According to history, that’s exactly what Americans call such ...

Democrats in Exile

— By Jerry Cates. First published on 21 November 2016 and last expanded on 26 November 2016. © Govinthenews Vol. 7:11(1). Now that a new American president — a Republican, no less — will be taking the oath of inauguration on 20 January 2017, top Democrats in office are reacting in typical fashion. That’s a ...