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The "brainwashed masses" already elect the president..

They just do it in a way where your vote either counts or doesn't count depending upon which state you happen to be standing in (so to speak).

The power of the president's office is a separate issue that needs to be dealt with as well. Yet, I wouldn't let one problem prevent you from fixing another.

..and yes, we need to do away with winner-takes-all representation, because that is a mis-representation and proportional distribution would be better representation. Also, a populous vote for U.S. president would be more proportional than the current winner-takes-all approach to the electoral college.