Friday, August 17, 2007

Primary Wars: The Battle Continues

8/21 update below

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the primary waters…

Michigan has now entered into the primary fray as they look to hold their primary on January 15th, which is days before South Carolina has theirs scheduled written in pencil for January 19th.

Ok… since their arrogance dictates that their respective primaries be first in the nation, New Hampshire will have to move its primary into the first week of January, when everyone is recouperating from the holidays) and Iowa will probably push theirs further into 2007… essentially turning it into a repeat of last week’s pathetic gop straw poll.

And for the record for all our ‘friends’ out there in Iowa and New Hampshire, the American people do not appreciate or like your stranglehold positioning in our primary process.

According to a new Rasmussen poll, few American voters are committed to Iowa and New Hamshire being the first primaries of the election season, and the proof is in the pudding as a scant 21% “believe that Iowa should always have the first Presidential caucus” and a just-as-scant 22% “believe New Hampshire should always have the first Presidential Primary.”

Ouch… that’s gotta hoit…

I repeat what I wrote last week;
“Having a national primary day is the most democratic thing to do… and it would ensure that every person in the United States that votes would have an equal say in who would get that party’s nomination.”

Stay tuned, as I’m relatively positive this madness isn’t anywhere close to being over.

UPDATE: Apparently this news just filtered down to the Washington Post who are reporting it today like it's 'new' news... way to pay attention there guys!

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