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GUEST,Observer ADD: Vote:The Trump Rewrite (Emma's Revolution) (8) RE: ADD: VOTE! (The Trump Rewrite)-Emma's Revolution 31 Oct 18

"@Observer: as I understand the song, its target is exactly what you say, i.e. it argues for a change in the political system, so that the persons mentioned can be "fired"." - Grishka.

I'm afraid it doesn't:

"When they claimed, he won the Electoral College fair and square,"

Who is the "they" being referred to? The simple fact of the matter was:

1. The votes of the Electoral College decide and declare who becomes President and Vice-President of the United States of America.

2. The Electoral College voted 304 for Trump as opposed to 232 for Clinton. No "claim" about it, the Trump/Pence ticket won by the Electoral College vote by quite an emphatic margin.

You are also seeking to confuse point 2 in my original post.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland CAN and does hold national referenda based on a binding single nation-wide vote (IIRC we have held three of them so far in our entire history) - That is impossible to do in the United States of America because of the political structure in place (You have 50 sovereign State governors and administrations with their associated state legislatures and one Federal government and legislature).

The above song is all about disaffection and unwillingness to accept the result of the last Presidential Election. The lyrics do not call for any change in the system, they call for specific people to be dismissed (Fired!) On that subject I thought Steve Bannon HAD been fired?

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