Jason Brennan

Georgetown University

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Jason Brennan is Associate Professor of Strategy, Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy at Georgetown University's Business School. He's the author of several books, including The Ethics of Voting and Against Democracy.

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Whatever happens next Tuesday, this year's election won't really be over until the December 19 when the  Electoral College  will get together.

The presidential election and the Founding Fathers

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Many Democrats are still feeling "The Bern," and there are options to Hillary Clinton: Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

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