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View Diary: Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll: Plurality of Americans are tired of Iowa and NH going first (90 comments)

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  •  The GOP likes caucuses because they're easier to (4+ / 0-)
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    Bob Love, wishingwell, milton333, Matt Z

    control. Who wants pesky democracy when you're picking your candidates?

    •  If they were controlling their Iowa caucus... (0+ / 0-)

      ... then Santorum would not have tied for first.  A major party controlling the outcome would not let an unelectable candidate do so well.

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      by MJB on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 12:36:11 PM PST

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      •  Santorum was the Not-Romney of the moment (0+ / 0-)

        and the Establishment wants anyone-but-Romney.

        But it's true that the state GOP is much more focused on social issues than their out-of-state brethren. It's good national politics because it gets a lot of national attention drags the debate to the social issues that are the GOP GOTV bread and butter.

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