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Published: Sunday, Jan. 20 2008 12:00 a.m. MST

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How can he say "the constitution didn't talk about the electoral college"? The constitution defines it, and establishes its use. One would think a "compulsive researcher" on this topic would have read the constitution.


Details about the 1800 election itself have been amply covered in other books, including John Ferling's Adams v. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 (Oxford, 2004).

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