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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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    milton333

    time and dedication to head out to a polling place on a week night and wait for hours on end just to vote. Turnout is intrinsically limited, and thus much more open to manipulation. It's this system that gives people like Ron Paul distorted boosts in caucus states.

    The comparison to the OWS GAs is not apt, since there's no real discussion or consensus building. 90% of the voters have their minds made up beforehand.

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