The media is supposed to be unbiased and non-partisan, yet in light of expected sweeping midterm losses for Democrats, various media outlets are pushing for election reforms that Democrats widely believe would work in their favor. Not only are they proposing that midterm elections be eliminated, they are also endorsing such ideas as lowering the voting age to 16 and imposing a penalty for not voting.
When Democrats Lose Elections the Media Push to Annihilate the Constitution
Although I have no idea what will happen tonight, based on the insane, anti-Constitutional, and un-American proposals being floated by the New York Times, Vox.com, and CNN, I do know what the media believe will happen: a historic shellacking is in store for Democrats and President Obama.
How else to explain why the New York Times wants to forever cancel the midterm election. You read that right, cancel them. Outright. According to the Times, midterm elections no longer make sense. The problem is that the midterm electorate “has been whiter, wealthier, older and more educated than during presidential elections.”
Mind you, no one is stopping the non-white, non-old, or non-educated (i.e., Democrats) from voting in midterms. There is no law against Democrats voting (except for that pesky citizenship stuff). The only problem, according to our media overlords, is that voting every two years is something conservative-leaning voters are more willing to do than Democrats.
The answer to this hideous crisis, obviously, is to rewrite the Constitution so that voting is more convenient for Democrats — meaning you only have to make that arduous journey to the polling place once every 4 years instead of 2. The way to do this is easy: Congressional terms become 4 years instead of 2, and Senate terms move from 6 to 4 or 8.
Voila! Democracy is fixed.
Other than taking away the vitally important power We The People currently enjoy to make a national course correction every 2 years, the Times also believes that eliminating the midterm election will strengthen the power of the presidency — as though more power in the hands of one person is a virtue.
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