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Geek Trivia: The quibble of the week for Nov. 11, 2008

This week's quibble comes from the Nov. 5, 2008 edition of Geek Trivia, "The Altered States of America." But this time, it's not a quibble with the article, it's a quibble with the U.S. Constitution.

If you uncover a questionable fact or debatable aspect of this week's Geek Trivia, just post it in the discussion area of the article. Every week, yours truly will choose the best quibble from our assembled masses and discuss it in a future edition of Geek Trivia.

This week's quibble comes from the Nov. 5, 2008 edition of Geek Trivia, "The Altered States of America." But this time, it's not a quibble with the article, it's a quibble with the U.S. Constitution.

Over 100 comments were generated from this edition of Geek Trivia, most of them dealing with frustrations over — and suggestions for the improvement of — the federal electoral process of the United States. Thus, in the spirit of this debate, I ask: What one change would you make to the process for electing the President of the United States, and why?

Now's your chance to air your electoral quibbles, so keep them coming!

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