How do we put the fairness and the fun back in American elections? In this hour, we present a few simple ideas for how to remake the electoral process.
Some are small tweaks — like mandatory voting — that could make the whole system run more smoothly: Others may sound a little crazy, like letting 10-year-olds vote. Or creating a marketplace where people buy, sell and trade their votes. Or making election day a national holiday, with parades. And cake.