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CNN is Confirming Sarah Plain VP pick McCain

Discussion in 'World News & Politics' started by State, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. RxCowboy

    RxCowboy Has no Rx for his orange obsession. A/V Subscriber

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    Indeed, Hillary had the majority of votes in the Democratic primaries. Why is Obama the Democratic candidate?
     
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    Shouldn't every vote be counted?
     
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    Because she didn't have enough delegates.

    Not much different than the 2000 Presidential election where Al Gore won the popular vote.
     
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    Not when the state is repeatedly warned off about having their election early and told it won't count and the candidates bar one pull their names off the ballot.
     
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    Neither did he. He had 1766.5 and she had 1639.5, with 2118 needed to win. The difference were the "Super Delegates" who could vote however they wanted to regardless of who won the actual primaries. If the "Super Delegates" had gone to who actually won the primaries, Hilly would be the candidate.

    Obama was basically anointed the candidate by the Super Delegates. It didn't matter at all who actually won the primaries.
     
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    Well, I'm glad at least we agree that a vote should be legally cast in order for it to count.
     
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    Hillary dropped out and prior to the DNC gave up her delegates. I imagine if she wanted to fight it out to the end, she could have won. However, she wanted the Democrats to unite to win the big prize in November.

    However, I don't know what point you're trying to make in regards to trying to win based on race (what we're talking about). About the only thing the Democrats could gain by nominating a black candidate is some of the black vote that would be basing their vote on that (they're still a minority, you know). Whereas, women are half the population and far outnumber any blacks that wouldn't be voting on the issues.
     
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    "I have become a symbol"... why?
     
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    I don't know what you're even talking about now or know why you keep asking me questions rather than just stating whatever point you're trying to make.
     
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    In the end they were. Every single delegate was fully counted when the roll call occurred last week.
     
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    Actually, they weren't.

    Hilary short circuited the process and had him nominated by acclaimation. How undemocratic!!!!!!111!!!11!!!!!twentyfive!!!!!11!!!!
     
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    They did the rest silently after she stopped the count on tv.
     
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    I was just making the conspiracy post first before someone could make it seriously. ;)
     
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    Please that's absolutely ridiculous! People wouldn't do that on this site....right?:rolleyes:
     
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    I bet you a higher percentage of people in Wasilla, Alaska know the name of the mayor in their town than people in New York City know the name of their mayor.....
     
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    Wow, that coming from a McCain spokesperson. Imagine that.

    Would you be so kind to list that "record of accomplishments" please.

    And "stopping" the bridge to nowhere doesn't count since she did no such thing. And the wasteful spending thing. Don't forget about that "road to nowhere".

    Bam.
     

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