We always have to assume the money and power boys want to keep both. Do you think they worry about such things as fair elections?
In point of fact, though, even Gov. Schwarzenegger has denounced this initiative as dirty politics - and it's his own party backing it.
It's up to the state legislatures how to set up the electoral votes. Two states already have proportional elections of electors.It's perfectly legal and honest for opposition party in a heavily populated state to try and push for proportional electors, regardless of which party it is. If it were the Democrats pushing in a heavily Republican state, would you be upset?
Did Staten Island ever secede?
But this isn't what they're saying the point is. In fact, I dare say they're concealing that part of their agenda.
Aside from the fact that they'd be disenfranchising not only the Dems in California, but the Dems throughout the country. Which is a bit naughty.
Oh, and by "a bit naughty" I mean "I'd like to get hold of the fuckers responsible for this and shove their heads into a jet turbine, one at a time".
one of the highest principles of America is that we're a nation of people from different backgrounds living in equal dignity and mutual loyalty - Eboo Patel.