Tara Ross, author of “The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders’ Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule & We Elect a President,” was inspired to tweet by Elizabeth Warren’s eagerness to do away with the Electoral College during her CNN town hall Monday night, but her thread is even more relevant Tuesday as Beto O’Rourke, who refuses to take a solid position on anything, mused that “there’s a lot of wisdom” in doing away with the Electoral College.

Plenty of people don’t seem to get the idea that there are a lot of Americans who don’t want elections decided by highly populated urban centers.

Anyway, here’s Ross with an essential thread explaining why this is such a bad idea:

And half the country still can’t get over it. Hey, we admit it — sitting here on election night we were certain Hillary Clinton was going to take it in a landslide and we’d just have to suck it up and try again in four years. That’s how adults deal with disappointment — not by vomiting on the floor at the Javits Center.

Hillary wrote her book and did the book tour … that should have been enough, right? Blame everyone but yourself and then fade into obscurity with some dignity left.

We still have no clue how Matthew Dowd thinks eliminating the Electoral College would compel candidates to campaign in more states, not fewer.

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