Our Pathetic Election Process
He is absolutely correct:
Transcript here: America’s election process an international embarrassment.
The sad thing is: we, as a country, do not care. First, we have a terrible tendency to assume that whatever we do has to best (because, well, we’re us!). Second, many of us so strongly fetishize federalism that any suggestion of national standardize is rejected out of hand as some sort of ploy to take away rights (even when standardization would, in fact, enhance and guarantee rights).