To those who say the Constitution has worked well for almost 250 years and we shouldn’t change the Electoral College

“Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them…too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment. I knew that age well; I belonged to it, and labored with it….But I know also that laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind…and manners and opinions change with the change of circumstances; institutions must advance also, and keep pace with the times.”

Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Samuel Kercheval, June 12, 1816.

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