I don't think most people understand the history on this issue and that needs to be addressed. However, there is a downside to electing the highest office in the land without the support of the popular vote. We are not widely separated from the events of the day. How many people are exposed to tweets today, either directly or through media coverage of them. States have representation in both houses of Congress that has served is well. Popular vote for the Office of the Presidenf gets back to one person, one vote.