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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-10 06:26 AM
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37. Where are you getting all that about the electoral college?
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  -Democrats discuss whether to do away with 'superdelegates' alp227  May-22-10 02:12 AM   #0 
  - Have the superdelegates ever voted against the majority?  boppers   May-22-10 02:26 AM   #1 
  - Do they have the potential to create the appearance of  quakerboy   May-22-10 03:06 AM   #2 
  - What is the point of the electoral college?  boppers   May-22-10 04:50 AM   #4 
     - Define Mob Rule nt  rpannier   May-22-10 05:53 AM   #6 
     - The actual party members having a say, as compared to the fat cat mostly-incumbents. (NT)  Tesha   May-22-10 06:47 AM   #7 
     - The current rash of anti-Latino legislation in Arizona,  Bette Noir   May-22-10 08:31 AM   #12 
        - There's nothing unconstitutional about primaries selecting a nominee though, so the analogy doesn't  No Elephants   May-24-10 06:20 AM   #36 
     - Nice to know what you think of the people having the vote. Perhaps  saracat   May-22-10 10:42 AM   #18 
     - The point of the electoral college  The Green Manalishi   May-22-10 10:57 AM   #20 
     - Electoral College Realities  mvymvy   May-23-10 05:42 PM   #29 
     - The National Popular Vote bill  mvymvy   May-23-10 05:43 PM   #30 
     - Big City Realities  mvymvy   May-23-10 05:44 PM   #31 
     - in 2004  tabbycat31   May-24-10 10:48 AM   #39 
     - Where are you getting all that about the electoral college?  No Elephants   May-24-10 06:26 AM   #37 
     - Primaries are "mob rule?" LOL  No Elephants   May-24-10 06:09 AM   #35 
  - Good argument for eliminating them, then.  No Elephants   May-24-10 06:06 AM   #34 
  - Do away with it.  Enthusiast   May-22-10 03:48 AM   #3 
  - +1,000  Dinger   May-22-10 06:51 AM   #8 
  - +1000 too!  CLANG   May-22-10 08:44 AM   #13 
  - For example, Supreme Court justices  Igel   May-22-10 03:43 PM   #22 
  - Yep. The spirit AND the letter. IOW, it's undemocratic, plain and simple.  No Elephants   May-24-10 06:29 AM   #38 
  - Superdelegates Keep the DLC Alive---Get Rid of Them  Demeter   May-22-10 05:31 AM   #5 
  - Disgusting waste  saigon68   May-22-10 08:11 PM   #25 
  - I think they are a waste of time  Bitwit1234   May-22-10 06:51 AM   #9 
  - The media chooses the candidate, so why have the supers?  robinblue   May-22-10 08:06 AM   #10 
  - What tie? I remember Mr. President holding a commanding lead.  Bette Noir   May-22-10 08:29 AM   #11 
  - Look again. It was close. Not a tie but close and the superdelegates could have swayed it.  saracat   May-22-10 10:48 AM   #19 
     - You are right about the closeness of the race but wrong about pledged delegates  dsc   May-23-10 06:26 PM   #33 
  - They should just create some "ultra-super-delegates."  woo me with science   May-22-10 09:15 AM   #14 
  - The only purpose of Superdelegates is to enable the DLC to thwart the will of the voters.  salguine   May-22-10 09:16 AM   #15 
  - Actually, I like superdelegates  D-Lee   May-22-10 10:18 AM   #16 
  - "they help assure some political saviness and steadiness" ...oh, please,  Stardust   May-22-10 10:38 AM   #17 
  - Right. Because we can't have the rabble choosing.  EFerrari   May-22-10 04:02 PM   #23 
  - No, they don't  Missy Vixen   May-23-10 11:15 AM   #28 
  - Whatever.  Arkana   May-22-10 11:01 AM   #21 
  - I give this headline an A for the best ironic headline in recent memory  EFerrari   May-22-10 04:03 PM   #24 
  - seems like you need something like this at any rate. we are a party.  mopinko   May-22-10 08:16 PM   #26 
  - Eliminate them! It is how the DLC maintains power.  Odin2005   May-22-10 09:06 PM   #27 
     - Yes, eliminate the superdelegates...  hayu_lol   May-23-10 05:56 PM   #32 

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