Monday, April 21, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

* Our current system is an unjustified way to select a president (The Tennessean) As such, the Electoral College should be abolished not just because it is an anti-democratic anachronism from an age where democracy was viewed with deep suspicion, but also because it fails even to do that which its defenders claim justifies its retention.

* Poll shows Clinton pulling away from Obama (Washington Times) "Democrats can't begin to make case to independents till they lock up their own core supporters, and this poll suggests there is a problem holding on to those core voters."

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