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  •  oh, forgot to ask (2+ / 0-)
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    doingbusinessas, Larsstephens

    Did my campaign promise to blog the Electoral College resonate with you?  You don't have to tell me who you voted for (either time) ... I just want to know whether my approach stood out in a positive way.

    I know my friends in the 43rd (and some in the 36th and 46th) were likely to vote for me because they're friends, but not whether anyone outside my orbit went my way.

    PS.  One of my friends, Kossack Robespierrette, told me she had to leave before the Elector vote, to pick up her 10-year-old.  But then, surprisingly, she came back to the caucus with her daughter, and voted for me!

    Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. -- K.Marx A.Lincoln

    by N in Seattle on Wed May 23, 2012 at 04:57:55 PM PDT

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    •  The problem with blogging the EC is that there (0+ / 0-)

      is no remedy if, say, the Wisconsin electors are individuals voting because they were elected by  state legislators to vote a certain way, notwithstanding the public vote, as with the USSC ruling in 2000. They would have done it either way, but such an occurrence would rub into the faces of all the pointlessness in the face of mania even to bother to vote in some places. Unlike some other folk, I really think some of those all R states might actually try this.

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