Yes, Britain has a winner-take-all electoral system ((WORLD, June 1)), but so does the U.S. The difference is that the British settle the matter in 24 days, while we devote 24 hours a day, month after month, to tangling, wangling and wrangling before we can reach a decision. For sheer boredom and lack of productivity, it is hard to beat the American system.
John F. Elsbree
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