Normal Grey: Not once, not twice, but thrice in American History, the candidate with the most votes from the people actually lost because of the Electoral College. Exasperated Grey: Four times now, this has happened four times. Normal Grey: Three errors in fifty-five plus elections is a failure rate of five percent. Exasperated Grey: Seven percent. Normal Grey: Would anyone tolerate a sport where by a quirk of the rules there was a- Exasperated Grey: Seven percent. Normal Grey: -chance that the loser would win? Not likely.