Whether we should eliminate the Electoral College really raises two questions. (A short discussion)

Although frequently posed as one question — “should we eliminate the Electoral College?” — there really are two separate questions: should we (i) abolish the Electoral College, but keep the formulation where each state’s weight is based on the combined total of its US Senators and Representatives, or (ii) move entirely to a national popular vote? I believe we should enact Option…

Food-fight: Jason Johnson versus Nina Turner on whether Bloomberg's an oligarch

Name-calling Bloomberg an oligarch became equivalent to calling Sanders a socialist on MSNBC. Johnson took umbrage as though Sanders was really one of the 1% and Turner pushed back on the usual criticism of buying one’s way into the election. x Wow… Jason Johnson and Nina Turner have a spirited debate pic.twitter.com/NSsupwW7Pf — Acyn Torabi (@Acyn)…