Republicans’ Push to Tilt Elections Will Backfire

Imagine if the 2012 elections had turned out this way: President Barack Obama won the popular vote by five million votes and almost 4 percent, taking seven of the eight largest states, as he did, yet the Republican candidate, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, took the oath of office last week.

Such a scenario might not be far-fetched if some Republican politicians in state houses around the country get their way. [cont.]

Al Hunt, Bloomberg