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LETTER: The United States is not a democracy

In his Friday letter, Jason G. Brent states, “No other nation on the planet has a system similar to the Electoral College.” In fact, there are a dozen countries — including India, Pakistan and Germany — that employ the wisdom of an Electoral College system to ensure proper representation.

We are not a democracy. Democracy is majority rule and can be distorted to be mob rule. Ours is a constitutional representative republic that was artfully crafted by our Founding Fathers. They created a framework based on the Constitution that has stood the test of time. The Electoral College, in their wisdom, made it fair for underpopulated areas to be properly represented in Washington.

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