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Response to JackRiddler (Original post)

Sun Apr 24, 2016, 09:59 PM

69. It's called an election, not a coronation.

One candidate has received more votes and pledged delegates than the other. It may suck to be on the losing end, but facts are facts. That doesn't mean that Sanders is not entitled to stay in the race until the last vote has been cast.

As for the "undemocratic" rules of the party, the only undemocratic part of the process are caucuses, not closed primaries. Caucuses disenfranchise far too many people. IMO every state should have a closed primary. Want to vote in a primary? Then join a party. Why should outsiders have a right to choose a party's nominee? If you're not a member of a club, would you be entitled to decide who runs said club? Of course not. Have some skin in the game and join a party, if not, wait until the GE to vote.

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