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mdmc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-13-10 04:14 PM
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Why would you want republicans voting in the democratic primary?
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-Why look at diebold in S.C? Just look at the voters. Republicans are allowed to vote in the democratic party primary.
Why hack machines when you can just vote for the least electable candidate?
Why break the law when you can legally steal the election?
Why would you want republicans voting in the democratic primary?
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  -Why would you want republicans voting in the democratic primary? mdmc  Jun-13-10 04:14 PM   #0 
  - Good question. I wouldn't. I wouldn't wanna vote for any repuke either. That would ruin my day!  ProgressiveVictory   Jun-13-10 04:16 PM   #1 
  - It's an open primary, meaning  SoCalNative   Jun-13-10 04:22 PM   #2 
  - I think the OP's point is that open primaries are a bad idea, because of stuff like this (SC).  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-13-10 04:23 PM   #3 
  - right  mdmc   Jun-13-10 04:28 PM   #5 
  - Well, if you're in a backwards ass state where you don't even want Democrats to be actual DEMOCRATS  Sebastian Doyle   Jun-13-10 04:27 PM   #4 
  - Every four years, that's how we NH residents pick your President.  Tesha   Jun-13-10 04:28 PM   #6 
  - yup.yup..  mdmc   Jun-13-10 04:30 PM   #7 
  - The only advantage of registering with a party is that you can attend the party's convention.  Tesha   Jun-13-10 04:41 PM   #8 
     - exactly  mdmc   Jun-13-10 04:44 PM   #9 
  - Maybe a dumb question but what's preventing dems from changing so that  snagglepuss   Jun-13-10 04:47 PM   #10 
  - good question  mdmc   Jun-13-10 04:49 PM   #11 
  - You don't pick my President for me, you simply limit my choices.  ThomWV   Jun-13-10 05:46 PM   #14 
     - It's a pretty rare year that, one way or another, we don't pick your President.  Tesha   Jun-14-10 04:22 PM   #18 
  - How about the 35% of the population that are moderates  stray cat   Jun-13-10 05:36 PM   #12 
  - I think that a political party should have a closed primary  mdmc   Jun-14-10 05:20 AM   #16 
  - Because it is much cheaper to steal an election than get out Republican vote  ThomWV   Jun-13-10 05:45 PM   #13 
  - Republicans would know that THEIR candidate would win the  Bitwit1234   Jun-13-10 06:11 PM   #15 
     - odd that the dems would be on board  mdmc   Jun-14-10 11:44 AM   #17 
 

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