Our Founding Fathers were fearful of a pure democracy. They put lots of checks and balances in play to prevent that from ever happening.
The Electoral College is one of those protections that progressives have been trying to get rid of.
It is well past time we eliminate the Electoral College, a shadow of slavery’s power on America today that undermines our nation as a democratic republic. https://t.co/00HZN3MI6F
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) October 6, 2018