Comment: Romney wins in the popular vote and Obama wins

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Romney wins in the popular vote and Obama wins

in the Electoral vote.

So the Republican mantra going forward won't be "End the Fed" as it should be -instead it will be "End the Electoral College."

On the Electoral College from wikipedia:

Critics argue that the Electoral College is inherently undemocratic and gives swing states disproportionate influence in electing the President and Vice President. Proponents argue that the Electoral College is an important, distinguishing feature of federalism in the United States and that it protects the rights of smaller states. Numerous constitutional amendments have been introduced in the Congress seeking to alter the Electoral College or replace it with a direct popular vote.