Today as the electoral college meets in the 50 capitols of the United States new has emerged that members of the various state colleges of electors have been subject to threats, intimidation, and attempts at bribery.1 In Pennsylvania a state police security detail was attached to each elector, and all 20 electors managed to cast their votes for Donald Trump and Mike Pence. So far no news of Trump electors defecting has been reported though a Maine elector committed to Hillary Rodham-Clinton did defect and voted instead for Bernie Sanders. Pence in our Time.
Michael Moore, director of the film Canadian Bacon, has been public in his efforts to bribe electors to defect and vote contrary to the will of their constituents. ↩