November 22, 2011 · Lessig
The world is underestimating the potential potential of Americans Elect. This project is building a virtual delegate base that will then select a presidential candidate who, I bet, will (because of the extraordinary work of the organization) be on every single state ballot.
There is real potential here. They are beginning to surface reform issues better — not perfectly, but better. And this could become an important vehicle for focusing the reform issue — if, at least, the delegates so agree.
So who are the delegates? Rootstrikers, got some extra clicks?