United States presidential election, 2008: The U.S. Democrats’ Super Disaster


In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, columnist John Yoo says superdelegates wield too much control over the Democratic contest.

“Until recent weeks, one of the least understood aspects of the Democrats’ primary contest was the role of superdelegates. These are Democratic Party insiders, members of Congress, and other officials who can cast ballots at the party’s national convention this summer. But now these unelected delegates are coming in for a close inspection, because neither Hillary Clinton nor Barack Obama can win their party’s nomination without superdelegate support.”

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2 Responses to United States presidential election, 2008: The U.S. Democrats’ Super Disaster

  1. I agree with John Yoo and it pleases me that this campaign is highlighting what appears to be a flawed electrol system.

  2. Doug James says:

    i am never going to vote for a president again. well not until they get ride of the exlectorial college, it was good back in the beginning but it is out dated. it is the states that decide who the president is not the voters. THAT IS WRONG AND I WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY KNOW HOW THIS REGISTERED VOTE FEELS.
    like i said i will never vote for a president again or not until they get ride of the exlectorial college.

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