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Aaron Dvorkin


Reconsider the electoral college’s role in American politics

Alexander Hamilton begins Federalist Paper number 68 by declaring that the agreed-upon mode of selecting the nation’s executive was uniquely uncontroversial and had received only the “slightest mark of approbation from its opponents.” Hamilton goes on to laud the compromise for its fundamental purpose: thwarting the efforts of tyrannical, popularity-driven politicians and instead entrusting knowledgeable, trustworthy electors to make the decision for the country.

Criticize Carson’s misguided Holocaust comments

Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon and 2016 candidate for president of the United States, caused an uproar recently when he claimed that gun control measures played a major role in the extermination of six million Jews during the Holocaust.  “I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed,” said Carson in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Oct.

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