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Benhurst Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-17-08 12:53 PM
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5. The whole Democratic primary system sucks and should be totally
revised following the general election, win or lose.
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  -"Caucuses aren't fair!" But how fair are the primaries? TheDoorbellRang  Mar-17-08 12:29 PM   #0 
  - I agree - which is why total popular vote nationwide incl Mich/FL should decide winner  papau   Mar-17-08 12:31 PM   #1 
  - in theory, that's fair  Bill McBlueState   Mar-17-08 12:38 PM   #2 
  - You do realize  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 12:59 PM   #6 
  - But who pays for that?  gort   Mar-17-08 02:22 PM   #19 
  - the argument against caucuses is not the one you're presenting  paulk   Mar-17-08 12:40 PM   #3 
  - This is not an argument against caucuses  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 01:07 PM   #8 
  - Your beef is with the allocation of delegates, not the manner of voting.  rug   Mar-17-08 12:41 PM   #4 
  - Actually, my beef is with the unending cries of "It's not fair"  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 01:17 PM   #10 
  - The whole Democratic primary system sucks and should be totally  Benhurst   Mar-17-08 12:53 PM   #5 
  - I agree - it's also not fair that...  Sandi_4_Edwards   Mar-17-08 01:05 PM   #7 
  - Probably should, but who has the perfect process?  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 01:21 PM   #11 
  - it all depends on whether they are opened or closed primaries...closed primary is the way to go  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-17-08 01:09 PM   #9 
  - See? That's a whole 'nuther argument  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 01:27 PM   #12 
  - I believe HC has more Dem votes in states with primaries. Repug and Ind votes should not count  jody   Mar-17-08 01:38 PM   #13 
  - Should be interesting.  rosesaylavee   Mar-17-08 01:46 PM   #14 
  - Hey! We're in complete agreement on this!  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 01:51 PM   #15 
  - ...  rosesaylavee   Mar-17-08 01:56 PM   #17 
     - You got that right  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 02:08 PM   #18 
  - and that is why we need the super delegates...to keep repuke voters from mudding the Dem waters  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-17-08 01:54 PM   #16 
     - Those "repukes" who are voting overwhelmingly Hillary?  zarath   Mar-17-08 03:52 PM   #22 
  - the whole system is a joke; that's why O's 1/2% lead doesn't amount to a hill of beans. nt  VotesForWomen   Mar-17-08 03:01 PM   #20 
  - ???  TheDoorbellRang   Mar-17-08 03:39 PM   #21 
  - i will say that the caucases in texas were ridiculous... i wont say all the scandalous stuff i saw  Texas Hill Country   Mar-17-08 03:59 PM   #23 
 

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