[ExI] Who has a vote that counts?

Anton Sherwood bronto at pobox.com
Wed Jul 29 21:14:08 UTC 2020

> On Wed, Jul 29, 2020 at 1:33 PM John Clark wrote:
>> I think this stuff about how it's OK to throw away your vote
>> if you're in certain states is nuts for two reasons:
>> [...]
>> 2) [...] it's virtually certain Trump will claim the election was
>> fake, and he is never going to relinquish power without a fight.
>> [....] the larger the popular vote runs against him the less moral
>> authority he will have, [...]

On 2020-7-29 13:41, Adrian Tymes wrote:  [...]
 > #2 is a fair point, though: the absolute popular vote may count,
 > even from "safe" states.

Seems to me that a vote for a minor party (presumably more sincere than 
tactical) counts at least as much as a vote for the Donkey in measuring 
Trump's unpopularity.

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