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  •  Always needed, but not always available. (0+ / 0-)

    And even when available, not always nominated.  We had to move heaven and Earth to get Obama past the Party establishment in the '08 primaries.  Party machines always prefer to eke out marginal victories with mediocre candidates they can keep in check, and sometimes would rather lose an election than lose control of the nominating process.

    "They fear this man. They know he will see farther than they, and he will bind them with ancient logics." -The stoner guy in The Cabin in the Woods

    by Troubadour on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 03:22:19 PM PST

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