I understand the concept of delegation. I delegate all important decisions, meetings, and responsibilities to our Executive V.P. Amy Cooke so I can focus my limited office time on Glenlivet and Fortnite. The system works.
But what I don’t quite understand is why Colorado’s leaders want to delegate so much decision making power to people who don’t even live in Colorado, including our decision for US president. Under a proposed “National Popular Vote” scheme, Colorado’s nine (soon to be ten) Electoral College Votes wouldn’t go to the candidate that Colorado voters choose, but what other states decide.
We’ve produced several warnings to Coloradans about the bill working its way through the legislature. Here are six different takes on a terrible idea.
I.I. Constitution scholar Rob Natelson: https://pagetwo.
Grand Junction radio host Rick Wagner: https://pagetwo.
Although, should a Republican win the popular vote nationwide but lose in Colorado, our votes would still go to the Republican. Apparently the progressives behind this silliness think there is no way a Republican can win the popular vote.