Leftist 'zine bitching about the Electoral College wrote favorably about it just 4 years ago
Slate is a Left-wing "webzine" (i.e. a blog that has paid staff), and like the rest of the Left wing it's screaming about how utterly outrageous it is that Hillary won the popular popular vote but lost the election--because of that awful, awful conspiracy called the "electoral college." Here's the kind of thing they've been pushing:
So according to Slate the Electoral College system is just AWFUL! At least it's awful now.
But way, waaaay back in the 2012 presidential election, when polls just before the election briefly showed that the unpopular emperor might lose the popular vote even though winning the Electoral vote, the lying hypocrites at Slate pushed a much different line:
Hypocrites. Rat-bastard, conniving, lying hypocrites, every one of 'em.