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AllentownJake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-30-08 02:47 PM
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14. In addition
Primaries and caucuses didn't matter in the 30's. Remember in 1968 there were only 15 contest.
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  -A Brief History of Contentious Conventions IWantAnyDem  May-30-08 02:12 PM   #0 
  - What a pattern  Jake3463   May-30-08 02:14 PM   #1 
  - It's because everybody knows, take it to the convneiton, YOU LOSE!  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:33 PM   #11 
  - How many of those do you think would have had a different outcome if the other guy had only dropped  beat tk   May-30-08 02:14 PM   #2 
  - IT is clear, anybody who wants Hillary to take it to Denver  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:16 PM   #3 
  - Ford and Humphrey could have won their races with a more united party  theboss   May-30-08 02:16 PM   # 
     - I included it for another reason and will edit to specify...  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:18 PM   #5 
  - Sounds like a winning strategy  Oregone   May-30-08 02:16 PM   #4 
  - Which is EXACTLY why Hillary is taking it to the convention... It's all about 2012 for her  scheming daemons   May-30-08 02:21 PM   #6 
  - That won't work  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:23 PM   #8 
  - Yep. That's why we can't have that crazy one go to the convention  slinkerwink   May-30-08 02:22 PM   #7 
  - name-calling is divisive and is school-yard behavior of bullies.  rodeodance   May-31-08 07:43 PM   #30 
  - On the other hand  cbayer   May-30-08 02:25 PM   #9 
  - Nope, you're wrong. 1952 fits that bill  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:28 PM   #10 
  - True up to a point.  cbayer   May-30-08 02:42 PM   #12 
  - The problem, that was in the 30s and 50s, no one cared.  Drunken Irishman   May-30-08 02:45 PM   #13 
  - In addition  Jake3463   May-30-08 02:47 PM   #14 
  - You are kidding, right?  cbayer   May-30-08 02:50 PM   #17 
     - Nobody had a vote in that time period  Jake3463   May-30-08 02:51 PM   #18 
     - Again, true up to a point.  cbayer   May-30-08 03:00 PM   #21 
        - Ok, I was wrong, a few people cared.  Drunken Irishman   May-30-08 03:17 PM   #23 
           - Sweet!  cbayer   May-30-08 03:19 PM   #24 
           - Don;'t worry, I got what you were saying.  IWantAnyDem   May-31-08 06:56 PM   #27 
     - The nominating process was a whole different animal then  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:51 PM   #19 
     - It's true.  Drunken Irishman   May-30-08 03:15 PM   #22 
        - I don't know about this--that people "weren't nearly as connected" then, as  Peace Patriot   May-30-08 04:32 PM   #26 
  - That does raise an interesting point  IWantAnyDem   May-30-08 02:48 PM   #16 
  - Wrong! 1960! Big fight between Stevenson (leftist) and Kennedy (centrist).  Peace Patriot   May-30-08 03:33 PM   #25 
  - How many contest did FDR win?  Jake3463   May-30-08 02:47 PM   #15 
     - I have also had trouble finding that information.  cbayer   May-30-08 02:57 PM   #20 
  - Kick  IWantAnyDem   May-31-08 07:40 PM   #28 
  - You're not suggesting that Hillary is trying to make us lose, are you?  sfam   May-31-08 07:41 PM   #29 

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