John Dingell’s plan for America? Let’s abolish the U.S. Senate
This fossilized dog poop suckled at the government teat for 60 LONG YEARS!!! From taking his father’s seat in 1955 until he handed it down to his trophy wife in 2015. It is the dream of the democrats to have elections decided by congressional districts they can easily steal. Entire states are a lot harder.
Writing in a new biography, “The Dean: The Best Seat in the House,” Dingell, 92, makes a case for changing the Constitution to get rid of the upper chamber, criticizing the 18th Century idea that the smallest states have the same number of senators as California.
While it may have made sense in the late 1700s that “Rhode Island needed two U.S. senators to protect itself from being bullied by Massachusetts” at a time when there were only 13 states and 4 million Americans, Dingell says, “today in a nation of more than 325 million and 37 additional states, not only is that structure antiquated, it’s downright dangerous.”
Dingell was first elected in a special election in 1955 to replace his father in Congress and held on to the job until January 2015, when he decided not to run for re-election. Dingell’s wife, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, replaced him in Congress.