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2016 Postmortem

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MineralMan

(146,575 posts)
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 03:27 PM Jul 2016

Any shouts of "Lock her up!" at the actual convention [View all]

should result in the immediate expulsion of that delegate and loss of credentials. The convention has rules of decorum.

From the podium: "The delegate is in violation of the rules of decorum. The Sergeant at Arms will remove the delegate and take the delegate's credentials."

Simple. Effective. Immediate. This is what should be done from the very first incident and for every incident of that nature. Simple expel any delegates who would do such a thing.

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You are always a voice of reason. annavictorious Jul 2016 #1
If they enforce those rules instead of wringing their hands about unity geek tragedy Jul 2016 #2
Fine by me. MineralMan Jul 2016 #4
Preach it brother. I damn well hope that the whips and security have been thus instructed. Surya Gayatri Jul 2016 #6
They should have more than a couple of whips for each delegation... tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #25
Absolutely! redstatebluegirl Jul 2016 #3
k&r AgadorSparticus Jul 2016 #5
Seriously? If you think booing produces bad press. How would expulsion be managed? jonno99 Jul 2016 #7
No fire hoses needed. There is a Sergeant at Arms and MineralMan Jul 2016 #10
This message was self-deleted by its author geek tragedy Jul 2016 #16
Well, I must admit that I admire your optimism (MM's too). I think however, jonno99 Jul 2016 #22
At the risk of setting myself up for disappointment yet again geek tragedy Jul 2016 #24
There are alternate delegates from every state at the convention. MineralMan Jul 2016 #8
MM, I respect you and regard you as an "elder statesman" here at DU. jonno99 Jul 2016 #11
It is disturbing that you are somehow fantasizing about this, to the point that you think it needs yodermon Jul 2016 #9
Why does it disturb you? Go read the rules of decorum for MineralMan Jul 2016 #12
...and let them drag it out , one at a time if necessary , until the poutrage subsides nt pkdu Jul 2016 #13
Any actual shouts of "Lock her up!" at the convention? Scuba Jul 2016 #14
Uh, no. auntpurl Jul 2016 #20
Thanks for your calm steady voice. we can do it Jul 2016 #15
Immediate expulsion of hundreds of delegates would benefit Trump. B Calm Jul 2016 #17
More than watching an utter shit show of a convention auntpurl Jul 2016 #19
Either picture will not be good. B Calm Jul 2016 #23
Immediate expulsion of the first few to do that will cause the rest to rethink their tactics. Hekate Jul 2016 #21
Not only yes, but hell yes. Hekate Jul 2016 #18
100% agree. sheshe2 Jul 2016 #26
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