The Legislature quietly passed a measure aimed at undoing the electoral college formula in presidential election. Now – with a referendum filed – let’s have the debate.
Giving people an extra nudge to buy lottery tickets would be unseemly during good times. But during bad times, when people are more desperate than ever for an economic boost and may be more susceptible to a glitzy marketing campaign, it’s just wrong. (This editorial was held today to make room for a swine flu editorial. We’ll post it on the blog early today.)
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