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17. The millionaires and billionaires would buy up too many tickets
Sat May 14, 2016, 07:37 PM
May 2016

If we excluded them we could get rid of most of the Senate, a lot of the House and the Bloombergs, Trumpies, Bushes, Clinton's and others. What a refreshing breeze.

Let's abolish elections altogether KingFlorez May 2016 #1
or pick the person who holds the biggest rallies? woolldog May 2016 #2
How about we clean house and get rid of all these corrupt party hacks??? reformist2 May 2016 #3
Since the parties are picking who they want anyway... scscholar May 2016 #4
Oh yeah, the GOP is just pissing themselves with happiness about tRump. CLEARLY Maru Kitteh May 2016 #19
We could go back to the old smoke-filled-room method The Velveteen Ocelot May 2016 #5
Smoking is bad for people's health. MineralMan May 2016 #6
The D in DNC stands for Democratic; she should be supporting the Democrat. Lil Missy May 2016 #9
Yes, lets let DU Consensus determine future Presidents and Major Policy decisions. Lil Missy May 2016 #7
Well, DU is too small a sample. MineralMan May 2016 #10
I'm With Her Donors pmorlan1 May 2016 #8
Let's exclude millionaires and billionaires from holding office aspirant May 2016 #11
Hey, we could just have a lottery. MineralMan May 2016 #13
The millionaires and billionaires would buy up too many tickets aspirant May 2016 #17
One $2 ticket per person. MineralMan May 2016 #18
The 7-11 coffee-cup poll might be useful too. NurseJackie May 2016 #12
Sure...average that in, too. MineralMan May 2016 #14
We will also factor in how much birds like the prospectives on Good Fridays. Maru Kitteh May 2016 #15
Hmm...perhaps. MineralMan May 2016 #16
You're getting kinda creepy pmorlan1 May 2016 #20
It's Saturday evening during silly season. MineralMan May 2016 #21
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