- Oligarchy Dies in Darkness? WaPo Wants a Bigger Role for ‘Elites’ in Picking the President, & Doesn’t Even Try to Hide Why
by Helen Buyniski, https://www.rt.com/
“Elites” should get “a bigger say in choosing the president,” a Washington Post oped has declared, describing a system where regular voters just tell elites their pick and go home to let their betters work it all out.
The popular vote has been declared an anachronistic inconvenience in a WaPo oped by Marquette University professor Julia Azari that bemoans the “rocky start” to the Democratic primaries. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is leading the popular vote in the first two states, but this doesn’t match the delegate count, which unsurprisingly favors establishment favorite Pete Buttigieg. It’s best, then — according to Azari — to throw out the whole system.