A generation ago, civics classes used to be ubiquitous in public schools. Now, as more and more schools teach for standardized tests, the study of the government and the Constitution has fallen by the wayside.
On this day in 1787, the Founding Fathers signed one of the most important documents in all human history, the U.S. Constitution.
The electoral college often gets a bum rap, mainly from people unaware of its purpose, but has served this country well for over two hundred years. Maybe we should cut it a break.