And if you really delve into it, you'll see why Republicans love the un-democratic method of choosing an executive: The little states that get a vote bonus are almost all Republican.
At its heart, though, this is an issue of fairness. If we keep using the Electoral College, then we are not democratically electing our Presidents. Simple as that.
So, whine away Republicans. This idea is going to win, and you'll just have to live with it.
in reference to:
"Senate minority leader Richard Tisei said the state was meddling with a system that was "tried and true" since the founding of the country."
- Mass. Legislature approves plan to bypass Electoral College - Local News Updates - MetroDesk - The Boston Globe (view on Google Sidewiki)