Initiative could make elections more fair

by J Scott Christianson, Columbia Daily Tribune Columnist

In the lead-up to today’s presidential inauguration, the media outlets are once again filled with pundits explaining how Barack Obama won the election. A brilliant strategy, tireless volunteers, a once-in-a-generation leader — all angles are being pushed and prodded. One speedy fellow — Chuck Todd — even managed to write and publish a book titled “How Barack Obama won” just in time for sale at the inauguration.