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DLCWIdem

(1,511 posts)
Mon Jun 6, 2016, 07:33 PM Jun 2016

The narrative has now changed again to "it's rigged, because she started with 400 super delegates"

I have now seen or heard at least three posts which state that the primary contest was rigged because she started out with 400 super delegates before any votes were cast. This is just another way to try and de-legitimatize her wins. There are many answers to this the number one is that Obama was able to win, if it was rigged he wouldn't have been able to win. Seems to me they are forgetting that the super delegates always were a separate category so they would indeed follow the will of the voters. Just because they signaled their intentions to vote for Hillary does not preclude a Sanders supporter voting for Sanders. How does that equate to being rigged. In addition, during the first primaries SD's were not included until their own state voted.

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The narrative has now changed again to "it's rigged, because she started with 400 super delegates" (Original Post) DLCWIdem Jun 2016 OP
Obama flipped them in '08 charlyvi Jun 2016 #1
exactly the point we have to make DLCWIdem Jun 2016 #4
Can you imagine that... teamster633 Jun 2016 #2
It was rigged twenty five years ago when someone failed to establish relationship Thinkingabout Jun 2016 #3

teamster633

(2,029 posts)
2. Can you imagine that...
Mon Jun 6, 2016, 07:39 PM
Jun 2016

400 Democrats pledging their support to the only other viable Democrat in the race...sounds fishy to me.

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