Sharing the democratic pain

Editor,
I read with interest Congressman Tom McClintock’s recent column regarding cloture in the U.S. Senate. I also have been concerned about the erosion of democratic principles in our country. A few recent examples:
• In North Carolina, Democrats received 48 percent of the statewide popular vote, but only won three of 16 congressional seats.
• In Ohio, Democrats received 49 percent of the statewide vote, but only won four of 16 congressional seats.
• In Wisconsin, Democrats received 54 percen...

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