An inconvenient truth: The Founding Fathers established the Electoral College because they felt that direct democracy (one man, one vote) was potentially dangerous. Why? They feared that a charismatic tyrant could manipulate the will of the people.
The most important glass ceiling in America—in the world, in fact—stayed unshattered on Tuesday night. But the website GOOD (“Live well. Do good.”) urges women to take heart at the achievements of these five women.
Back in October, Estelle Schultz, born two years before women got the right to vote (August 18, 1920), did something she has waited 96 years to do—cast her (absentee) ballot for a presidential candidate who is female.