Why We Should Eliminate The National US Presidential Elections



Why We Should Eliminate The National US Presidential Elections 

Presidential elections have become just a dog and pony show. As a result it is now just a destabilizing distraction for the country. The wild swings in presidential approach also causes instability internationally that benefits no one.
That is why I am proposing the idea to eliminate the US presidential elections in its current form while giving back proxy power to The People.
The idea:
  1. The people will only vote on the election of local Congressional Representatives.
  2. It will become Congress’s duty to vote for The President from among themselves (which is what they do anyways, most of the time).
  3. The people will have power to recall their Representatives.
  4. Congress and The Senate have power to recall The President.
  5. Eliminate corporate funding of elections completely.
  6. Eliminate corporate lobbying completely.
The benefits of this proposal includes:
  1. No need for the national election spectacle or the funding of it.
  2. People can concern themselves with local politics where they can see and touch their Representatives.
  3. Focuses power locally and in hands of The People instead of in the hands of the media and corporate interests.
The knee jerk reaction will come from the constitutional argument that this is not how the founding fathers set things up. This is technically correct however, we have also now had a couple hundred years to see this system in action and it needs some iteration based feedback to make things work smoother to say the least.

Would you support this proposal? Leave your thoughts.











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