Julia Ioffe thinks the Electoral College is to blame for Alitoâs draft opinion on Roe v. Wade. Apparently, since the presidents who appointed five of the nine Supreme Court justices didnât win the popular vote, she thinks that should somehow negate their authority or knowledge of the Constitution.
Forget thatâs not how any of this works â¦
It takes a lot of effort to get so much so wrong in one tweet. Golf clap.
A reminder: Two presidents who became president despite losing the popular vote appointed five of nine Supreme Court nominees, including Samuel Alito, who wrote yesterdayâs leaked draft opinion.
â Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) May 3, 2022
A reminder: The popular vote doesnât mean a damn thing because thatâs not how presidents are elected in America.
Apparently, the only Civics you know are made by Honda. https://t.co/uDfWqNNv5l
â Schadenfreudelish (@aggierican) May 3, 2022
We get it!
There is no such thing as a popular vote or a national election. They only exist in your statist mind. There are 50 individual state elections which you should have learned about in 9th grade civics class. Glad I could clear that up for you.
â ğºğ¸ AmErican ğºğ¸ (@Flipper628) May 3, 2022
Weâre pretty sure nothing has been cleared up for her but nice try.
The Electoral College explained. The New York Yankees outscored the Pittsburg Pirates 55 to 27 over seven games of the 1960 World Series. The Yankees lost the series. There is no such thing as a âNational Popular Vote.â
â John Regan ğºğ¸ğ®ğªğ´ó §ó ¢ó ³ó £ó ´ó ¿ (@jregan11) May 3, 2022
You media types have never read the constitutionâ¦ we are a republic, not a democracy. And states have greater rights than 9 unelected judges.
â SeldenGADawgs (@SeldenGADawgs) May 3, 2022
â Daniel Gump âï¸ (@DSiPaint) May 3, 2022
Reminder: our Constitution has an Electoral College elect presidents, it does not call for a national popular vote. There are merits for a national popular vote for president, but that's not how our system works. Amend the Constitution, don't whine about duly elected presidents.
â Lou Marinelli (@LouisJMarinelli) May 3, 2022
AND Alito came to SCOTUS in Bush's 2nd term; Bush won the popular vote in 2004
â Frank Lynch (@FLynch2020) May 3, 2022
Well, there yaâ go.
Do you walk to school or bring your lunch?
The "popular vote" has no bearing on the results of the Electrical College, the approved and Constitutionally edictes method of electing a President.
â ğUnperson â American Pitbull ğºğ¸ (@MelissaRNMBA) May 3, 2022
With every word you publish, your ignorance becomes more obvious to anyone.
â NotYourJewishMom (@just_Libert_e) May 3, 2022
And more and more fodder for Twitchy.