The Electoral College has enabled tyranny of the minority

On Nov. 12, Paul Jenkins offered his reasons for preserving the Electoral College in its present form. He is wrong for many reasons; I will offer four.

1. In the middle of his article, Mr. Jenkins quotes Alexander Hamilton, who writes that the electors will analyze, and deliberate, and then judiciously vote for their choice of president. Now, every citizen, including Mr. Jenkins, knows that in practice the Electoral College is not collegial, does no analyzing and deliberating, and that...

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