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Hillary Campaign Says No To New Michigan Delegate Proposal
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Edited on Thu May-08-08 01:36 PM by IWantAnyDem
Why am I unsurprised? We are now fully into Hillary's final firewall being 2012. There can no longer be any doubts whatsoever, she wants McCain to win so she can run again in 2012.


Camp Hillary is rejecting the new plan floated today by Michigan Dems that would seat the delegation by awarding 69 delegates to Hillary and 59 to Obama.

Hillary spokesperson Isaac Baker emails over this:

"This proposal does not honor the 600,000 votes that were cast in Michigan's January primary. Those votes must be counted."


This is beyond the pale.

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  -Hillary Campaign Says No To New Michigan Delegate Proposal IWantAnyDem  May-08-08 01:35 PM   #0 
  - Wow. She really expects for the delegates to be seated AS IS? What a joke she is.  GarbagemanLB   May-08-08 01:36 PM   #1 
  - It's her only chance  IWantAnyDem   May-08-08 01:38 PM   #8 
  - Is she insane? Does she think she can steal the election in broad daylight?  SlipperySlope   May-08-08 03:52 PM   #87 
     - Not all the votes in 2000/Fla were counted........  VeraAgnes   May-08-08 05:24 PM   #93 
  - The voters in Michigan  VeraAgnes   May-08-08 01:38 PM   #9 
  - apparently Hillary doesn't, because she just dismissed a potential agreement.  GarbagemanLB   May-08-08 01:40 PM   # 
  - It was Obama who rejected all previous -- much more fair -- compromises.  Rageneau   May-08-08 02:46 PM   #70 
  - Why, when she was the only one on the ballot? nt  JenniferZ   May-08-08 01:40 PM   #17 
  - Thank you for telling me what I want - all the way from Pittsburgh.  last1standing   May-08-08 01:41 PM   #21 
  - Seems to me you should be whining to your elected state representatives instead  Independent-Voter   May-08-08 02:03 PM   #58 
  - And that is why the primary votes must NOT count!!!  tokenlib   May-08-08 01:41 PM   # 
  - That's hard to believe  AchtungToddler   May-08-08 01:48 PM   #38 
  - except their vote was suspect....  mckeown1128   May-08-08 01:54 PM   #47 
  - You know it's not all about Florida & Michigan..  gal   May-08-08 02:00 PM   #55 
  - Well, no, I expect my vote to not count  JustABozoOnThisBus   May-08-08 02:21 PM   #67 
  - What about all of the voters who didn't vote because  tpsbmam   May-08-08 03:24 PM   #83 
  - So you speak for the voters of Michigan  revolve   May-08-08 03:39 PM   #85 
  - NOT me  vssmith   May-08-08 04:04 PM   #88 
  - this was said to be Michigan's last chance to propose. she wants  roguevalley   May-08-08 01:53 PM   #46 
  - I think her goal is the nomination now, not yet posturing for 2012.  Clear Blue Sky   May-08-08 02:49 PM   #74 
  - Hillary wants +58 delegates from FL+MI  hokies4ever   May-08-08 03:03 PM   #79 
  - This just makes me want to scream!  Quixote1818   May-08-08 01:36 PM   #2 
  - It is time for DU to call it over.  endarkenment   May-08-08 01:36 PM   #3 
  - Hillary is denying Michigan voters a chance to count  dmordue   May-08-08 01:37 PM   #4 
  - Which is a good thing - now she can't accuse Obama of that. .nt  anigbrowl   May-08-08 01:49 PM   #40 
  - Hear that Michiganders?  HawkeyeX   May-08-08 01:37 PM   #5 
  - That's OK--a lot of us rejected her!!! n/t  tokenlib   May-08-08 01:46 PM   #33 
  - She's just screwing herself with her desperate and pathetic crap  cali   May-08-08 01:37 PM   #6 
  - I almost wish they would re-vote, Obama would likely win.  DB1   May-08-08 01:41 PM   #20 
  - Bingo. I think that would happen with a lot of the BIG states.  cottonseed   May-08-08 02:49 PM   #73 
  - He's the one who took himself off the ballot. You tell me which delegate was stupid.  DemVet   May-08-08 01:49 PM   # 
     - Hillary should have taken herself off the ballot as well, like everyone else did.  msallied   May-08-08 01:51 PM   # 
     - except everyone else DIDN'T  Scout   May-08-08 01:59 PM   #54 
        - You have just proven yourself King Idiot  msallied   May-08-08 02:22 PM   #68 
           - So I guess you just took over as King, huh? You just proved Scout's point.  DemVet   May-08-08 02:46 PM   #69 
           - I'm sorry, but HOW MANY Democratic opponents were there?  msallied   May-08-08 05:06 PM   #92 
           - Kucinich Tried To Take His Name Off  revolve   May-08-08 03:52 PM   #86 
     - What part of tehdefinitoin of the word "participate" don't you understand?  IWantAnyDem   May-08-08 01:55 PM   #48 
     - Sorry. bzzzt. It was agreed by ALL the candidates that Michigan  cali   May-08-08 01:55 PM   #49 
     - Hillary is above the rules  dancingme   May-08-08 01:58 PM   #52 
     - Tell us which candidate has integrity.  bowens43   May-08-08 02:00 PM   #57 
     - She said the vote wasn't going to count...  mckeown1128   May-08-08 02:20 PM   #66 
  - Give her 300,001 and give him 299,999  hnmnf   May-08-08 01:38 PM   #7 
  - And Barack had nothing to do with this decision other than signing onto it...  LakeSamish706   May-08-08 01:38 PM   #10 
  - I suppose she wants the 666,666 votes in Hell (not Michigan) counted too?  newmajority   May-08-08 01:38 PM   #11 
  - and the pea soup concession....  whistler162   May-08-08 02:00 PM   #56 
  - I'm glad she said no. Eventually a FORCED-FED 50-50 split will only be left, the only REAL choice.  quantass   May-08-08 01:38 PM   #12 
  - Well, she is now the bottleneck in the process  Obama_for_our_future   May-08-08 01:39 PM   # 
  - This just proves that its all about her and not about the voters.  hnmnf   May-08-08 01:39 PM   #13 
  - It always has been-I'm glad I came back around to seeing that-n/t  Tropics_Dude83   May-08-08 01:57 PM   #50 
  - Ahh. She loves Soviet-style elections. nt  JenniferZ   May-08-08 01:39 PM   #14 
  - That is fucked up! When will the nightmare end?????  Connie_Corleone   May-08-08 01:39 PM   #15 
  - WOW...already...WOW...k...I just WISH this was a joke or some alternate plan or something  uponit7771   May-08-08 01:40 PM   #16 
  - Strange words from a campaign that was practicing voter supression in SC  nichomachus   May-08-08 01:40 PM   #18 
  - "This proposal does not honor the 600,000 votes that were cast in Michigan's January primary..."  helderheid   May-08-08 01:40 PM   #19 
  - Tracy, Tracy, Tracy  BeyondGeography   May-08-08 01:41 PM   #22 
  - And Ohio State wants a re-do on the last 2 national championship games  Botany   May-08-08 01:41 PM   #23 
  - Check this out, Botany: Does it look to you as if the HRC campaign  sfexpat2000   May-08-08 01:46 PM   #32 
     - Hillary has been a no good shit through the whole campaign  Botany   May-08-08 02:04 PM   #61 
        - I never liked her but thought it was just me and tried,  sfexpat2000   May-08-08 03:00 PM   #77 
  - they are disgusting  democracy1st   May-08-08 01:42 PM   #24 
  - I doubt that plan would have been agreed to but it seems more than fair.  rinsd   May-08-08 01:43 PM   #25 
  - She is trying to build an argument for the nomination through winning the popular vote  hnmnf   May-08-08 01:46 PM   #30 
     - As I have said, you can't make the pop vote argument with MI.  rinsd   May-08-08 01:49 PM   #39 
  - The power grubbers here know they've fucked up and that we're pissed with them.  last1standing   May-08-08 01:43 PM   #26 
  - Is this an 'all for me and none for you sentiment'?  4themind   May-08-08 01:45 PM   #27 
  - The irony of all of this is ...  NanceGreggs   May-08-08 01:45 PM   #28 
  - Meanwhile Obama is calm, cool, collected on the House Floor  IWantAnyDem   May-08-08 01:47 PM   #34 
  - Time for Gore, Dean, Pelosi, etc. to step in and put an end to this. nt  impeachdubya   May-08-08 01:46 PM   #29 
  - Her "path to victory" was described in the WSJ  antigop   May-08-08 01:46 PM   #31 
  - Given What We've Seen All Over This Country - If Obama Goes Into A State.....  global1   May-08-08 01:48 PM   #35 
  - Play Misty for Me....  Ichingcarpenter   May-08-08 01:48 PM   #36 
  - She's buying time and praying the muckrakers come up with something.  Skidmore   May-08-08 01:48 PM   #37 
  - I thought seating the delegates was going to honor the votes.  Bleachers7   May-08-08 01:49 PM   #41 
  - This is the SECOND time she's shot down one of MI's proposals.  redqueen   May-08-08 01:49 PM   #42 
  - Can anyone believe her audacity! Who are the elitists? Come on!!!!!!!  1776Forever   May-08-08 01:50 PM   #43 
  - What total douchebags. They really think a contest where Obama got zero votes is valid?  high density   May-08-08 01:51 PM   #44 
  - What. A Fucking. Hypocrite.  bunnies   May-08-08 01:52 PM   #45 
  - So pathetic.  Kittycat   May-08-08 01:57 PM   #51 
  - Hillary Supporters: DONT DARE SPEAK ABOUT OBAMA PREVENTING THIS EVER AGAIN!!  oviedodem   May-08-08 01:58 PM   #53 
  - She only wants them to count when its to HER advantage  gal   May-08-08 02:03 PM   #59 
  - no, she wants more  canucksawbones   May-08-08 02:16 PM   #65 
  - Shocking! Not! lol nt  my3boyz   May-08-08 02:03 PM   #60 
  - and in other news....  whistler162   May-08-08 02:04 PM   #62 
  - Her duplicitous stance on this issue  reflection   May-08-08 02:10 PM   #63 
  - The primary is for the delegate vote, not the popular vote.  Vinca   May-08-08 02:16 PM   #64 
  - C'mon guys! Didya REALLY think Hillary wanted a fair way to  workinclasszero   May-08-08 02:47 PM   #71 
  - Does anyone know how many delegates Clinton and Obama would get out of Florida?  democrattotheend   May-08-08 02:48 PM   #72 
  - Hillary Clinton: You are the smelly armpit of the Democratic party.  burythehatchet   May-08-08 02:53 PM   #75 
  - She has some damn nerve...  butterfly77   May-08-08 02:56 PM   #76 
  - Sadly...  OneSelf   May-08-08 03:01 PM   #78 
  - She wants to keep it as a wedge issue.  tekisui   May-08-08 03:05 PM   #80 
  - Give her what she wants --  gateley   May-08-08 03:15 PM   #81 
  - Nope, he'll let it go to the R&BC  IWantAnyDem   May-08-08 03:17 PM   #82 
  - Hillary Can Just ...  Khaotic   May-08-08 03:26 PM   #84 
  - Pathetic  SoonerPride   May-08-08 04:05 PM   #89 
  - Again its all about destroying Obama now. Not winning the nomination  BrentTaylor   May-08-08 04:08 PM   #90 
  - My-way-or-the-highway Hill strikes again.  No Surrender   May-08-08 04:10 PM   #91 
 

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