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Buzz Clik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-27-08 10:10 AM
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37. As a matter of rules and procedures, the Supers could overturn the elected delegates.
That is simply the fact.

There are also consequences for doing such things.
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  -Meet the Press: Sounds like Dean is changing his tune my3boyz  Apr-27-08 08:22 AM   #0 
  - Nothing new he said it before  GoldieAZ49   Apr-27-08 08:27 AM   #1 
  - It's the way the system is set up now that...  4themind   Apr-27-08 08:35 AM   #2 
  - The answer to your question is there needs to be the appearance of democracy  HereSince1628   Apr-27-08 08:36 AM   #3 
  - Bingo. n/t  antigop   Apr-27-08 08:58 AM   #15 
  - SD's can consider everything any other voter considers  Jim4Wes   Apr-27-08 08:38 AM   #4 
  - Oh and he said the races is "nearly a TIE". YEAH right! Keep  my3boyz   Apr-27-08 08:40 AM   #5 
  - Dean is being pressured big time.  kentuck   Apr-27-08 08:41 AM   #6 
  - She has lost 100 super delegate lead..they are trending towards Obama. nt  my3boyz   Apr-27-08 08:42 AM   #7 
  - How did she get a 100 super delegate lead?  kentuck   Apr-27-08 08:54 AM   #14 
  - Most of her lead was among non-elected party officials  GoesTo11   Apr-27-08 01:48 PM   #70 
  - NOT TRUE...she only has 22 SDs ahead now.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 09:39 AM   #24 
  - she's lost her huge SD lead  cali   Apr-27-08 08:44 AM   #10 
  - Can't see him changing tune  dbmk   Apr-27-08 08:43 AM   #8 
  - What part of his regular message has he changed?  goclark   Apr-27-08 08:49 AM   #13 
     - Claiming? He did say they were essentially tied. nt  my3boyz   Apr-27-08 09:18 AM   #17 
  - Dean is a DLC hack  mac2   Apr-27-08 08:43 AM   #9 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-27-08 08:45 AM   #11 
  - Does it matter?  mac2   Apr-27-08 08:48 AM   #12 
  - uh, no.  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 09:34 AM   #20 
  - That's just so untrue; Dean is NOT DLC, not now, not ever! Did you simply misspeak or deliberately.....  Melinda   Apr-27-08 10:44 AM   #45 
  - Me thinks he does protest too much.  mac2   Apr-28-08 08:32 AM   #80 
     - So say that instead of claiming he's a DLC hack which is just blatantly untrue, sheese.  Melinda   Apr-28-08 10:56 AM   #82 
  - And you're a fucking moron. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-27-08 12:05 PM   #63 
  - Stupidest post of the fucking day.  lojasmo   Apr-27-08 01:15 PM   #69 
  - LOL  LSK   Apr-28-08 03:45 PM   #85 
  - BULLSHIT. "Tim, that is NOT MY PERSONAL VIEW..." n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Apr-27-08 09:11 AM   #16 
  - Dean knows Clinton has lost the nomination but must navigate a  Old Crusoe   Apr-27-08 09:20 AM   #18 
  - Right you are. n/t  MBS   Apr-27-08 10:52 AM   #47 
  - No doubt, he is walking on a razor's edge. He must watch every word he says, as to not alienate  IsItJustMe   Apr-27-08 01:08 PM   #68 
  - Not true....he quoted the rules and then gave his own opinion.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 09:33 AM   #19 
  - Shame on you. I came here to DU and I feel dirty. It was a fair and gracious interview.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 09:35 AM   #21 
  - The rules do say that.....Dean has to quote the rules.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 09:36 AM   #22 
  - Dean is spineless!!!!!  Pisces   Apr-27-08 09:38 AM   #23 
  - Watch the stupid show. The OP is spinning. Dean was great. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-27-08 12:05 PM   #65 
  - You should not get away with posting such a lie after such a good interview.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 09:41 AM   #25 
  - I have not seen the interview yet, but you have 100% credibility in my eyes, so I don't  hisownpetard   Apr-27-08 11:51 AM   #56 
  - Mad, Dean did an OUTSTANDING job in that interview, and people  BullGooseLoony   Apr-27-08 11:58 AM   #61 
     - It's not's anger that DU's credibility has gone so low  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 12:05 PM   #64 
        - It's now the Dems' jobs to limit Clinton's influence as much as possible.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-27-08 12:07 PM   #66 
           - Don't you think that is up to the voters? No party leader or  mac2   Apr-28-08 08:34 AM   #81 
  - he has always said this. The SD will not vote against the will of the people  book_worm   Apr-27-08 09:42 AM   #26 
  - "Tim asked him several times over and over again  Jawja   Apr-27-08 09:44 AM   #27 
  - It is technically true...they can. But he also said over and over they never had.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 09:47 AM   #28 
     - Yes it is true they can.  Jawja   Apr-27-08 09:57 AM   #29 
     - You accused Dean of being a GOP crony.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 10:00 AM   #31 
        - I thought it was Timmy being called that  sniffa   Apr-27-08 10:02 AM   #32 
        - If true, then I misunderstood.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 10:05 AM   #33 
        - You didn't.  Jawja   Apr-27-08 10:21 AM   #40 
        - No I did not.  Jawja   Apr-27-08 10:20 AM   #39 
           - Thanks, I misread.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 10:21 AM   #41 
              - I can't stand Tim Russert.  Jawja   Apr-27-08 10:22 AM   #42 
     - Irony-challenged, aren't you?  okasha   Apr-27-08 10:13 AM   #38 
        - I am challenged by figuring out your statement.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 10:30 AM   #43 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-27-08 11:21 AM   #48 
              - I consider that a personal attack.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 11:28 AM   #50 
                 - You should alert on it  sniffa   Apr-27-08 11:30 AM   #52 
                 - I did. I hope others try to stop stuff like this toward anyone.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 11:46 AM   #53 
                 - Call the WAHmbulance.  okasha   Apr-27-08 11:47 AM   #54 
                    - That is just so cutesy.  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 11:53 AM   #57 
                       - You've never been there, cupcake.  okasha   Apr-27-08 11:55 AM   #59 
                          - You're wrong, flapjack.  Kurovski   Apr-28-08 07:34 AM   #78 
  - He was talking about the rules... he didn't make them!!  Breeze54   Apr-27-08 10:00 AM   #30 
  - Sounds and IS are two different things.  Life Long Dem   Apr-27-08 10:06 AM   #34 
  - Maybe he wants to win a majority of the popular vote for the first time since 1964.  Hart2008   Apr-27-08 10:06 AM   #35 
  - Meanwhile, the DNC moves into "general election mode" and hammers out a deal with Obama...  Kristi1696   Apr-27-08 10:10 AM   #36 
  - As a matter of rules and procedures, the Supers could overturn the elected delegates.  Buzz Clik   Apr-27-08 10:10 AM   #37 
  - I saw just minutes of his interview and I found it disturbing.  cyndensco   Apr-27-08 10:33 AM   #44 
  - Which was what Russert was asking about.  BullGooseLoony   Apr-27-08 12:03 PM   #62 
  - I would vote the rest of the ticket under that scenerio nt  goclark   Apr-27-08 02:00 PM   #71 
  - Obama has won mostly red states with enough black voters to win among democrats. In Novenmber....  suston96   Apr-27-08 10:49 AM   #46 
  - Here's the video of MTP in segments...make your own decision  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 11:25 AM   #49 
  - I just watched it. Not what he said at all. In fact, Russert kept trying to bait him into saying  BklynChick   Apr-27-08 11:29 AM   #51 
  - Dean is stating facts - the superdelegates are powerful and don't  mdmc   Apr-27-08 11:48 AM   #55 
  - Is this democracy for the party?  mac2   Apr-27-08 11:09 PM   #73 
  - Superdelegates act as a safety net for the party after a long primary season.  oasis   Apr-27-08 11:53 AM   #58 
  - That's a poor excuse to use unelected party members  mac2   Apr-27-08 11:06 PM   #72 
     - "Decide for us"? They are us. (eom)  oasis   Apr-27-08 11:47 PM   #75 
        - They don't have my vote nor did I elect them to represent me  mac2   Apr-27-08 11:49 PM   #76 
           - They are trusted party stalwarts who operatre in the best interest of  oasis   Apr-27-08 11:59 PM   #77 
              - That's what dictators say.  mac2   Apr-28-08 07:54 AM   #79 
              - Then how do explain running Joe Lieberman for VP with  mac2   Apr-28-08 03:43 PM   #83 
  - Dean is telling the truth - this isn't his idea, it is the DNC  mdmc   Apr-27-08 11:55 AM   #60 
  - Transcript....  madfloridian   Apr-27-08 12:30 PM   #67 
  - Depends how the campaigns define "electable":  HooptieWagon   Apr-27-08 11:22 PM   #74 
  - Dean is throwing Obama under the Bus and helping Clinton do it  HopeforChange   Apr-28-08 03:44 PM   #84 

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