Saturday, August 16, 2008

Is the Democratic National Committee Incapable of Managing a True Election?

Several reasons have surfaced recently as to why Democrats might not want to hold an authentic election for their party’s presidential nominee; however, according to Heidi Li Feldman, they are all ridiculous.

Feldman argues:

'“Various pundits and pollsters have been claiming that logistics stand in the way of an ‘unscripted’ - meaning authentically democratic - nomination vote. They put the point in various ways, but the basic idea comes down to claiming that because Senator Obama has already rented a football stadium or because the press has already been or will be told in advance what the drill will be, it is just logistically impossible to hold a roll call ballot where the outcome is not predetermined.

“This is simply absurd.”

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