Sunday, December 2, 2007

Democratic Party Disenfranchises Michigan Democrats

Not satisfied with upsetting Florida Democratic voters, Saturday the Democratic National Committee voted to strip Michigan of all of its 156 delegates to the party’s 2008 nominating convention in Denver.

The Democratic Party leaders are punishing Florida and Michigan Democrats for scheduling presidential primaries earlier than the national party leaders think they should. Democratic Party rules allow only Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, and South Carolina to hold 2008 primary contests before February 5.

I was surprised that the Democratic presidential candidates have sided with the Democratic National Committee, agreeing with the decision to disenfranchise the voters. Whatever happened to the Democrats' every vote counts mantra?

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