CNN’s John Avlon was caught using a distorted quote earlier today to suggest James Madison was against the Electoral College:

Cool. Cool. The Founding Father who “basically created the Electoral College” was really against it?

Here’s what Madison was really talking about:

Here’s the source material from the Washington Free Beacon’s Alex Griswold:

So, not “evil”:

Time for a correction, CNN:

Fake News wasn’t good enough, now they’re teaching Fake History?

Over to you, CNN:

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