Fast Focus: Voting equalizes

November 18, 2012 

-- D. L. (ANDY) ANDERSON, Richland

Yes, we should scrap the Electoral College.

I've heard it said, that "the voting booth is the great equalizer."

In the eyes of the American political system, a homeless man can stand next to a millionaire, (who himself may be standing next to a billionaire), and each be seen as equals.

There isn't much I'd call sacred, but the voting booth, this "holy of holies" is one. Presidents (former, and acting), CEOs, congressmen, generals and admirals have equal say to you or I. Except when we elect our president, here our votes do not matter.

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