Ocasio-Cortez blasts Electoral College as a ‘scam’

Ocasio-Cortez blasts Electoral College as a ‘scam’
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – There is like no beer pong at all, no frat parties, it’s like the worst college ever, total scam. –Buck Sexton]

First-term Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is calling for the U.S. to abolish the Electoral College, saying that the voting system is a “scam” that negatively impacts minorities.

Ocasio-Cortez made her argument on Monday in an Instagram story that includes her driving along a deserted highway and quipping, “many votes here, as you can see.”

“Very efficient way to choose leadership of the country. I mean I can’t think of any other way, can you?” Ocasio-Cortez says, before going on to cite a report from New York Magazine that argues the defenses of the system that determines the winner of presidential elections are flawed.

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The freshman lawmaker said the Electoral College is a “scam” that has a “racial injustice breakdown” undermining the votes of people of color.

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