Plenty have weighed in with their hot takes on the Senate special election in Alabama won by Democrat Doug Jones, but MSNBC host and NBC legal analyst Ari Melber held onto one of the hottest takes until Thursday.

Stay with us here for a bit while we wade through the deep thoughts.

It’s not controversial at all, but go on …

“Electoral college is law,” says the legal analyst.

A democracy might do that, yes.

Fair enough, but back up a little bit to the part about the Electoral College, OK?

You know how we know the Electoral College is brilliant? Because of that somber video of washed-up Hollywood celebrities BEGGING for electors to flip their votes for Hillary to save our democracy … um, republic. The Electoral College protects us from them running the show, and we’re thankful.

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