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goddess40 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-02-08 10:37 AM
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2. They don't but they will cause the party to implode if they don't
It won't be pretty if they don't. I plan on asking those running at our state convention who they are supporting. They don't have to tell me but if they want my vote they'll have to tell.
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  -Dean: Super-delegates don't have to follow the voters antigop  Apr-02-08 10:35 AM   #0 
  - They still won't do it. Not with the money Obama has proven he can pull in.  GarbagemanLB   Apr-02-08 10:36 AM   #1 
  - I hope you are right. n/t  antigop   Apr-02-08 10:37 AM   #3 
  - I think fund-raising potential will have a lot to do with their decisions.  GodlessBiker   Apr-02-08 10:45 AM   #10 
  - Well there you have it...  dogday   Apr-02-08 10:37 AM   # 
  - They don't but they will cause the party to implode if they don't  goddess40   Apr-02-08 10:37 AM   #2 
  - but they can still switch. And are you going to hold them accountable if they do?  antigop   Apr-02-08 10:39 AM   #4 
     - Most people don't even participate in county and state party activity  HereSince1628   Apr-02-08 10:44 AM   #9 
        - Exactly why I asked the question. Thank you. But it's not just the super-delegates who can switch.  antigop   Apr-02-08 10:45 AM   #11 
           - True enough. But I do believe that voters have a reasonable expectation  HereSince1628   Apr-02-08 10:59 AM   #12 
              - Voters may have a "reasonable expectation that the votes they cast will be represented...  antigop   Apr-02-08 11:09 AM   #13 
                 - They know who won in their state, they may know more, but most don't  HereSince1628   Apr-02-08 11:35 AM   #18 
                    - But you are talking about the proportion of votes cast...I'm talking about individual delegates  antigop   Apr-02-08 12:17 PM   #20 
  - Yes, they can use whatever yardstick they want  bobbert   Apr-02-08 10:41 AM   #5 
  - Welcome to DU, bobbert. n/t  antigop   Apr-02-08 10:42 AM   #6 
  - BINGO  GarbagemanLB   Apr-02-08 10:42 AM   #8 
  - He is correct according to the rules. However, the politics are a different story.  beachmom   Apr-02-08 10:42 AM   #7 
  - Right, He said last night he was quoting the rules about SDs.  madfloridian   Apr-02-08 11:20 AM   #14 
  - I can't imagine the kind of hell that would break loose if the SDs  Vinca   Apr-02-08 11:23 AM   #15 
  - It's not one way you know. This has always been the rule and that means some Hillary delegates  book_worm   Apr-02-08 11:26 AM   #16 
  - So is he not dead to you anymore?  Lucky 13   Apr-02-08 11:28 AM   #17 
     - Say WHAT?? When did I ever say Dean was "dead"? n/t  antigop   Apr-02-08 12:10 PM   #19 
 

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