Do you think NY, CA and DC should control the entire nation in a popular vote and eliminate the electoral college?
To illustrate just how absurd things could get, consider the following scenario presented by Dan McLaughlin in the National Review: “Picture a two-candidate election with 2016’s turnout. The Republican wins 54 percent of the vote in 48 states, losing only California, New York, and D.C. That’s a landslide victory, right? But then imagine that the Republican nominee who managed this feat was so unpopular in California, New York, and D.C. that he or she loses all three by a 75 percent-to-25 percent margin. That 451-87 landslide in the Electoral College, built on eight-point wins in 48 states, would also be a popular-vote defeat, with 50.7 percent of the vote for the Democrat to 49.3 percent for the Republican.”
So, uberliberal NY, CA and DC could and would tyrranize the rest of the country if it were not for the wisdom of the founding fathers.