It Worked [Was: Wikipedia Blackout (& work around)]

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Wed Jan 18 16:10:29 MST 2012


On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Jared Ottley <jottley at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Jan 18, 2012, at 4:02 PM, Barry Roberts wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 4:01 PM, Richard Esplin
> > <richard-lists at esplins.org>wrote:
> >
> >> The fact you had to register is a big part of the problem.
> >>
> >> On Wednesday January 18 2012 15:48:56 Jason Hall <jayce at lug-nut.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> <snip>
> >>> I registered as gop just to help get bennett out, and now I'm trying
> for
> >> Hatch..
> >>
> >> Why is that a problem?
>
> Party affiliation should not be required to vote in a primary.  If I am an
> independent, I shouldn't be required to register for a party in order to
> vote for/against someone.
>
>
I was assuming Mr. Esplin believes that, my question is why?  Why shouldn't
a party be allowed to choose what it thinks is the best candidate?  Why
should it be forced to allow its opposition to vote for the weakest
candidate to strengthen their own party?


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