Magazine November 12, 2018, Issue

Letters

Model of a NASA space shuttle (Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters)

Keep the Electoral College

I enjoyed Luke Thompson’s article “The Almost Excellent Electoral College” (October 1). The most excellent Electoral College forces one to recognize that our republic was designed to be made up of united sovereign states: House members from state districts, senators from state legislatures, and the president from state electors.  

Sectionalisms and regionalisms remain real and must be balanced to form our more perfect union.

If we were to move to a national popular vote, then, as the article notes and President Trump has said, presidential candidates would focus on areas where the most votes are and great swathes

NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

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Education Section

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Books

Music Too

Robert Dean Lurie reviews Anything for a Hit: An A&R Woman’s Story of Surviving the Music Industry, by Dorothy Carvello.

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Poetry

Poetry

“I try to learn the prose of life, but my slavish reproduction of its speech is wooden…”

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