According to President Trump’s most vocal supporters, the election was fraudulent and it is the duty of Congress to overturn the election results for the swing states that voted for Joe Biden. Unfortunately for anyone who cares about democracy, the proposed cure to the alleged election-fraud is far worse than if there has actually been an election-fraud.
Presume for a second that Biden won all of his electors legitimately. If Congress allows Biden to keep all of his electoral votes then it is following the will of the people, and acting in a way the Framers intended. If Congress removes the electors from Biden’s corner because of the mere suspicion of fraud then it is overriding the will of the people and inserting its own will instead.Read more