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AtomicKitten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-06-08 02:26 PM
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54. What is trite is her sniveling about the rules in the middle of the game just because she's losing.
Get that part straight.
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  -Caucus Drives Latest Ruckus: Clinton Campaign Says System Is Undemocratic DeepModem Mom  Mar-06-08 01:06 PM   #0 
  - Caucuses reek of Castro's Cuba  billbuckhead   Mar-06-08 01:08 PM   #1 
  - yeah, Castro lets citizens hold caucuses...  NorthernSpy   Mar-06-08 01:13 PM   #6 
  - don't be utterly ridiculous. There is nothing inherently undemocratic  cali   Mar-06-08 01:14 PM   #9 
  - You think a fixed window of time that prohibits some from voting is democratic?  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:22 PM   #14 
     - You are clueless as to how caucuses work in my state. -eom  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:27 PM   #18 
     - So those people who can't caucus can still be counted?  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:30 PM   #23 
        - Yup - absolutely. We have early voting for a full 10 days.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:37 PM   #27 
        - So the votes of people who can't go to the caucus don't count the same as those who do both?  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:40 PM   #30 
           - No, 2/3 of all delegates come from ballot, 1/3 from caucus. It's a percentage of the same vote.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:47 PM   #38 
              - Isn't the 1/3 vote still biased against those who cannot caucus?  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:53 PM   #42 
                 - No, it's not "biased", the 1/3 is representative of Democratic activism.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:59 PM   #51 
                    - And doesn't reward those who have to work or are not physically able to caucus.  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 02:03 PM   #53 
        - Maybe in Texas but not in all states...  democrat_nanny   Mar-06-08 01:53 PM   #43 
           - I like the idea of a caucus a lot, but each person should have the same say  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:59 PM   #49 
              - Maine has absentee caucusing for any reason whatsoever  eridani   Mar-07-08 05:19 AM   #58 
     - I think caucuses are very democratic  cali   Mar-06-08 01:29 PM   #21 
        - I LOVE the idea of a caucus. It's direct and raw and very romantic, but  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:38 PM   #28 
        - They're only undemocratic because Hilly loses them.  Window   Mar-06-08 02:01 PM   #52 
  - Really?  Inuca   Mar-06-08 01:24 PM   #15 
  - Open primaries  tabatha   Mar-06-08 01:08 PM   #2 
  - All this familiarity with politics, and now she complains?  Starbucks Anarchist   Mar-06-08 01:09 PM   #3 
  - She loved it in 1992  WolverineDG   Mar-06-08 01:13 PM   #5 
     - It's funny how it's only undemocratic when you lose. Gimme a break!  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-06-08 01:14 PM   #7 
  - Oh yeah  WolverineDG   Mar-06-08 01:12 PM   #4 
  - I was the election judge. We locked the doors at 7:00 to keep the Caucasus goers out until the  Vincardog   Mar-06-08 01:45 PM   #35 
     - Our election judge kept us out until after the last person voted  WolverineDG   Mar-06-08 04:28 PM   #55 
  - It looked like democracy to me!  ClayZ   Mar-06-08 01:14 PM   #8 
  - She didn't have a problem with the Texas caucus in 92/96 when her husband ran  MagickMuffin   Mar-06-08 01:14 PM   #10 
  - So, the caucus are not democratic because some people got heckled  snooper2   Mar-06-08 01:16 PM   #11 
  - Desperation is a stinky cologne  anigbrowl   Mar-06-08 01:20 PM   #12 
  - her own training materials call for excluding Obama supporters from serving as caucus officials...  NorthernSpy   Mar-06-08 01:21 PM   #13 
  - The Clintons essentially ran the DNC for 12 years  theboss   Mar-06-08 01:25 PM   #16 
  - States Rights....  democrat_nanny   Mar-06-08 01:54 PM   #45 
  - Indeed. Why weren't caucuses undemocratic in 1992 and 1996?  eridani   Mar-07-08 05:19 AM   #59 
  - At least the "voters are sheeple" meme will die an overdue death now. It is inspiring  pampango   Mar-06-08 01:27 PM   #17 
  - Hillary's supporters just aren't as dedicated, that's all.  JackORoses   Mar-06-08 01:28 PM   #19 
  - When Clinton loses, she threatens to sue state Dem parties & throws them under the bus.  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:28 PM   #20 
  - Whine hilary Whine...'cause that's all your  zidzi   Mar-06-08 01:29 PM   #22 
  - It is becoming increasingly clear that BO is no friend to democracy.  MyPetRock   Mar-06-08 01:30 PM   #24 
  - of course, she's losing  blocker   Mar-06-08 01:32 PM   #25 
  - Then run for President of Paraguay or something Hillary  shadowknows69   Mar-06-08 01:35 PM   #26 
  - We've had the same rules in Texas since 1972. Why the outrage now?  sparosnare   Mar-06-08 01:40 PM   #29 
  - Because the rules are biased and make Hillary sad.  AtomicKitten   Mar-06-08 01:41 PM   #32 
  - trite  paulk   Mar-06-08 01:56 PM   #46 
     - What is trite is her sniveling about the rules in the middle of the game just because she's losing.  AtomicKitten   Mar-06-08 02:26 PM   #54 
  - Because unlike when her husband won here in '92, she's losing. -eom  Justitia   Mar-06-08 01:41 PM   #33 
  - Whereas anonymous voting into hack-able machines owned by RWers is the epitome of democracy.  thecatburgler   Mar-06-08 01:40 PM   #31 
  - Bet I know what she'd be saying if she'd WON...  AZBlue   Mar-06-08 01:43 PM   #34 
  - Voting should be made as easy as possible for everyone to participate. I have a hard time  wlucinda   Mar-06-08 01:45 PM   #36 
  - Why doesn't Hillaryworld like democracy?  zulchzulu   Mar-06-08 01:46 PM   #37 
  - yeah...welll.....  lmbradford   Mar-06-08 01:48 PM   #39 
  - Of course they arent fair, but these rules have been in place for a long time, and she knew about it  hnmnf   Mar-06-08 01:50 PM   #40 
  - The caucus process is undemocratic...  democrat_nanny   Mar-06-08 01:51 PM   #41 
  - The caucus process is only "undemocratic" when your candidate gets their ass kicked  zulchzulu   Mar-06-08 01:59 PM   #50 
  - If you really want to participate  WolverineDG   Mar-06-08 04:33 PM   #57 
  - But simultaneously, HRC wants to net 616k votes and 100 delegates from Michigan's  ProgressiveEconomist   Mar-06-08 01:54 PM   #44 
  - Yes, they're obviously undemocratic, Clinton lost.  billyoc   Mar-06-08 01:57 PM   #47 
  - Pack it up Hill, your finished. n/t  ExFreeper4Obama   Mar-06-08 01:58 PM   #48 
  - They are undemocratic  sniffa   Mar-06-08 04:29 PM   #56 
  - Those are her failing tactics.  votesomemore   Mar-07-08 05:39 AM   #60 

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