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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-22-08 02:15 PM
Response to Reply #24
26. Send Jimmy Carter to Florida

I already suggested a complete re-do of the election in those two states.
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  -Are elections where campaigning is prohibited fair and legitimate? Bread and Circus  May-22-08 12:56 PM   #0 
  - Invoking Ethical Concerns, Sir, Seems A Bit Of a Stretch  The Magistrate   May-22-08 01:03 PM   #1 
  - It's not a level playing field without campaigning  democrattotheend   May-22-08 01:04 PM   #2 
  - False. How many years has Obama been on the national scene? And Hillary? Name recognition counts.  GarbagemanLB   May-22-08 01:10 PM   #4 
  - So, if today the government declared all future elections would no longer involve campaigning  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 01:10 PM   #5 
  - What Would Not Bother Me In the Slightest, Sir  The Magistrate   May-22-08 01:23 PM   #8 
  - Imagine this headline: President Bush enacts law in emergency crisis  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 01:36 PM   #9 
     - My Grandson's Proclivity For Scaling Brick Walls, Sir  The Magistrate   May-22-08 01:38 PM   #10 
        - Well, your overuse of the word "Sir" sounds condescending to me.  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 01:41 PM   #13 
           - And The Claim This Political Exercise Is An Ethical Matter, Sir, Amuses Me  The Magistrate   May-22-08 01:48 PM   #16 
           - Well then it's obvious you are missing the point, perhaps willfully.  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 01:50 PM   #17 
           - The Magistrate ALWAYS uses Sir. Like that character in Peanuts, is how I take it.  MADem   May-22-08 02:02 PM   #22 
              - Comparing the Magistrate to McLame?  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 02:19 PM   #28 
  - What you're referring to wasn't an election, it was a primary  sybylla   May-22-08 02:49 PM   #32 
     - What you state is fair on some grounds. So, substitute "Primary" for Election in your mind and vote.  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 03:00 PM   #33 
  - You maybe right, though I wonder how many people are disconnected from electronic media  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 01:12 PM   #6 
  - It Is One Of Those Unfortunate Situations, Sir, For Which No Real Good Solution Exists  The Magistrate   May-22-08 01:19 PM   #7 
  - I believe the solution you mention is the likely choice, as per the Rules Committee.  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 01:45 PM   #15 
  - The question isn't whether Florida and Michigan voters were "adequately informed"  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 01:40 PM   #11 
     - Yet part of your argument is based on 'being adequately informed', belied by the hypothetical:  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 01:58 PM   #20 
        - I think this is a very simple matter made to seem a lot more confusing than it is...  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 02:09 PM   #24 
           - Send Jimmy Carter to Florida  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 02:15 PM   #26 
              - I would support a re-vote after a vigorous campaign in both states.  Bread and Circus   May-22-08 02:22 PM   #29 
  - Come on Magistrate,  haymakeragain   May-22-08 01:44 PM   #14 
  - But You Do Not Know How They Would Have Affected It, Sir  The Magistrate   May-22-08 01:57 PM   #18 
     - That is just so obviously wrong  dbmk   May-22-08 02:10 PM   #25 
        - A Personal Threat, Sir, To The Idea Of Democratic Elections? Me?  The Magistrate   May-22-08 02:16 PM   #27 
           - Yes  dbmk   May-22-08 02:29 PM   #30 
              - So are 'Thought Police'  Swamp Rat   May-22-08 02:33 PM   #31 
  - More than a bit, I'd say.  MADem   May-22-08 01:59 PM   #21 
  - No. It's a name recognition contest.  Kittycat   May-22-08 01:08 PM   #3 
  - Of course not, we are officially in the Twilight Zone.  haymakeragain   May-22-08 01:41 PM   #12 
  - I, for one, would love to see more curbs put on political campaigning.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-22-08 01:57 PM   #19 
  - No - Clearly it becomes a name recognition contest. n/t  Indenturedebtor   May-22-08 02:03 PM   #23 

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