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Texas Should Be the First
Primary State, Obviously

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Posted By: StormCnter, 1/13/2020 2:16:08 PM

On February 3, a bizarre ritual will once more take place across the state of Iowa. Caucusgoers—that is, people whose schedule and abilities allow them to spend hours in a local high school gym, public library, church basement, or American Legion Hall on a weeknight—will try to persuade their neighbors to stand in a corner with them to show their support for their preferred presidential candidate. Once enough Iowans without childcare responsibilities or work obligations have stood in enough corners, the ritual is over. The presidential race will enter a period of fresh clarity.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog 1/13/2020 2:41:50 PM (No. 287510)
How about all primaries simultaneously nationwide say 6 months before the election and little to no electioneering before then? None of this grip n grin nonsense in some NH backwater. Obviously the media would be four-square against it because they have nothing else to talk about and because campaign ads are like gold to hacktastic local stations who have to cut down temporarily on their volume of shyster car dealer and shyster shyster ads.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bur Oak 1/13/2020 2:42:15 PM (No. 287511)
I say, all state primaries on the same day and no early voting.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 1/13/2020 2:44:49 PM (No. 287513)
Works for me.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pook60 1/13/2020 2:47:10 PM (No. 287516)
Nope. He shot down his own argument about Texas looking like America with the statistic that 40% of the Texas population is Hispanic. Granted, that may be where we are heading, but we're not there yet.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jethro bo 1/13/2020 3:09:55 PM (No. 287529)
No way Texas represents America. It doesn't have anough transgender, non binary, cis, confused homo-something, parasexual, asexual, ambiguous sexual, bisexual, polysexual, pansexual, allosexual, closet sexual, out sexual, robosexual, fomitesexual, bicurious, polycurious, amorphous, polymorphous, dimorphous, trimorhous, bimorphous, amorphyous curious, solosexual and androgynous sexuals and Americans with sexual disabilities to get a full tally of real Americans!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 1/13/2020 3:17:07 PM (No. 287538)
All I know is every 4 years in CA the selection has already been made by the time I get to vote. The only fair way is for all states voting/picking on the same day.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ribicon 1/13/2020 3:36:10 PM (No. 287555)
Anywhere but Iowa. Get the corn out of our gasoline.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bad-hair 1/13/2020 4:49:13 PM (No. 287618)
Jeeeez. Texas Monthly again? An advertisement delivery device for ridiculously expensive crap that nobody needs. If you're actually dumb enough to buy their crap I guess your dumb enough to believe their journalists.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Timber Queen 1/13/2020 4:51:18 PM (No. 287619)
#6 - We're in for a treat this year. The California primary has moved to March's Super Tuesday during presidential years. A gift from Gov. Moonbeam and the CA commies that wanted their share of TV fake news time.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Obviousity 1/13/2020 4:53:49 PM (No. 287622)
FTA: "Big, diverse New York and California . . . " Big, Democrat New York and California -- there, fixed it.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Grounded 1/13/2020 5:12:45 PM (No. 287634)
Not to mention the gastric distress brought on by mandatory indulgence in Tex-Mex cuisine, aka faux Mexican food. Kind of hard to campaign from inside the water closet.
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