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Q&A: Jesse Wegman

Why this book?

The way we pick our president is one of the most hotly contested topics in American politics. Now that the popular-vote loser has won the presidency twice in the past two decades, it’s at the front of the public’s mind. And yet, I found virtually no general-interest books advocating for the national popular vote. So I took Toni Morrison’s advice and wrote the book I wanted to read.

Which founding father do

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