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Team Hillary Justifies Changing the Rules During the Game

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posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 05:46 AM
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Team Hillary Justifies Changing the Rules During the Game


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All candidates agreed to not campaign in Florida, and the DNC had ruled that because the state was voting too early, its delegates would not be seated. According to the Hillary campaign, it is entirely coincidental that polls put their candidate ahead in a state, and that if the delegates are seated, most of them will be for her.
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posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 05:46 AM
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Michigan and Florida were both penalized for not playng by the rules set forth by the DNC. They both elected to move their primaries up, to take place prior to 'super tuesday' - the DNC in a punatitive measure declared that their delegates would not be seated at convention - thus making any conpaigning in that state a moot point. All candidates signed an agreement to bypass and not campaign in those two states.

Turns out that in Michigan, Hillary was the only one on the ballot. Giving her an uncontested win. That equates to 156 delegates for her, if they were to be seated.

Florida has 210 delegates 'in play'. After her symbolic win in FL last night she held a rally and told the Floridians

"I promise you I will do everything I can to make sure not only are Florida's Democratic delegates seated but Florida is in the winning column for the Democrats in 2008."


Hillary is setting up to steal the nomination if needed. She is telling voters that she is goign to try to have the ruling of the DNC overrulled so that she can pick up these votes. Why are politicians willing to play such dirty politics?

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posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 08:21 AM
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This is amazing. In 2000, every vote should be counted? But when someone says that all the votes should count, and you don't agree politically with the messenger, it's all of a sudden horrible?

Nice to see people embracing disenfranchisement.



posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 08:38 AM
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I dont support disenfranchising voters however:

Here are the facts

1. The DNC took action against these two states PRIOR to the campaign.

2. The candidates signed an agreement with the DNC that they would not campaign in those states.

3. Hillary was the only candidate to place her name on the ballot in MI - resulting in a de facto win

4. Hillary broke the rules in FL and campaigned in the state.

She broke the rules to accumulate delegates that she knew legally would not count in order to set the stage for a fight to give her all these delegates uncontested

Now, I ask you - is it possible that the powers that be in the DNC set all this up before hand to give Hillary an 'ace in the hole' in case the race is close?



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 09:46 PM
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Hillary did not campaign in Florida. She flew in after the polls closed, which was perfectly fair by the rules of the DNC.

Getting the delegates seated at the national convention would be in her best interests, but it is not underhanded in any way.



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