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  •  Obama's opposition to Granholm's proposal... (0+ / 0-)

    ... might have something to do with disenfranchising 9 to 5 workers.

    •  Would it the polls be open on weekends? (0+ / 0-)

      Granholm had suggested a "firehouse primary," which would allow Democrats to cast their ballots again sometime before June. It would cost about $10 million.

      It would be the same procedure Democrats have used in past Michigan presidential caucuses. Polls would be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and any eligible voter who hadn't voted in the state's Jan. 15 Republican primary could participate. The voter must be a citizen who turns 18 by the November election and declares himself or herself a Democrat for the day.

      The article is not clear on this.  This is the procedure they've used in the past.

      Maybe Obama is opposed because Republican voters would be excluded?  That would hurt him.

      Together, we will turn promises into action, words into solutions and hope into reality. Hillary Clinton for President

      by psychodrew on Mon Mar 10, 2008 at 03:08:13 PM PDT

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      •  Let me know when you find out... (0+ / 0-)

        ... if the primary will be held on a weekend.

        And let me know when you can cite someone actually in Obama's campaign saying that he has an objection to re-doing the MI and FL primaries.

        I have yet to find a story citing anyone other than Granholm's party secretary about that, or citing the Obama campaign saying anything other than "We'll be happy with whatever the DNC approves."

        Oh, and let me know when that dead horse you keep beating moves.

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