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Response to standingtall (Reply #69)

Wed Apr 19, 2017, 04:26 PM

73. The idea of "open primaries" is dumb. It's dilluting the party for the sake of the the lazy...

... "activists" who don't care enough to even bother registering. It opens up the process to abuse and shenanigans from the main opposition party, or even saboteurs like the "Greens" and "Libertarians". If someone wants to be an "impulse-voter" then they can do that during the General Election. But, I firmly believe that party business should be handled ONLY by individuals who care enough to make the MINIMUM effort of simply registering (or declaring) their affiliation with the Democratic Party.

It's not that hard to do. But I'll bet a dollar that a very large portion of those who MOANED and WAILED last year about being "disenfranchised" because they weren't registered Democrats STILL HAVEN'T REGISTERED. It's not like they weren't advised ahead of time last year... and it's not as if they weren't reminded again... they just don't care... they're special snowflakes who don't want to register (just because they don't wanna!)

Fuck that!

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