Democrats managed to gain control of the House, and Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate. But listen– Republicans wouldn’t be in control of the Senate if super special states like California got more than two Senators, OK?!
Yes, seriously. That’s what liberals are telling themselves. That’s what George Takei is telling himself.
Red states with small, rural populations each get 2 senators in Congress:
ID: 1,717,000NE: 1,930,000
Now, my home state also gets 2 senators:
See why the GOP controls the Senate?
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 7, 2018
But the House of Representatives…they…I just…I got nothing. He wants TWO Houses of Representatives now? ‘Cause that’s what it sounds like he’s saying.
What you're describing is the House of Representatives, and we already have one.
— Marcus AureliUS (@UnacceptableOne) November 7, 2018
That's literally the point of the Constitution and why the House of Representatives exists https://t.co/1iHLLjM40W
— Ben McDonald (@Bmac0507) November 7, 2018
Was originally set up as a compromise between the large and small states when the Founding Fathers were setting up this new nation. The Great Compormise—without it might not have come together to approve the Constitution.
— leslie hoyt (@lesliehoyt53) November 7, 2018
Don’t care. History iz dummmmmb.
How dare they create a system to mitigate mob rule!!
— Lets Go Preds (@semi_full) November 7, 2018
Reading through the comments in this thread is making me lose faith in humanity people seriously can’t comprehend how our system works our education in this country is the true failure here
— Nananatylite (@Voyagerzz) November 7, 2018
Wyoming has one representative, California has 53.
Is that faaaaair?
— Bert Hyman (@berthyman) November 7, 2018
That’s called federalism and is meant so that neither party can monopolize the entirety of congress for long periods of time, while allowing the concerns of small states to matter as much as large states. Checks and Balances.
— jack lavely (@jeromeo_88) November 7, 2018
Doesn’t matter! In Takei’s head, California should make decisions for the rest of the country. Screw those small states, you know? MORE SENATORS FOR CALI NOW!