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Old 01-03-2012, 04:38 PM
 
Location: New-Dentist Colony
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I think they should do away with primaries all together and go to a system where the person you like the best gets 3 points, 2nd most gets 2 points, and third most gets 1 point. Add up the points and the person with the most points wins. Then we wouldn't have to pick between two extremes and someone who isn't a democrat or republican would have a chance.

And yes, I know this will never happen.
This is a great idea. Although I would also support doing it via a spelling test. (Can't spell "separate"? Then no finger-on-the-button for you!)
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:52 PM
 
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This is a great idea. Although I would also support doing it via a spelling test. (Can't spell "separate"? Then no finger-on-the-button for you!)
Then make 'em spell "desperate" and "disparate", just in case...
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:58 PM
 
Location: Reston
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I always wondered how Creigh Deeds got nominated.
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:05 PM
 
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Terry McAullife took the outcome for granted. Bad idea.
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Old 01-03-2012, 05:43 PM
 
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Can we also check if they know the difference between "your" and "you're," and "its" and "it's"?
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:17 PM
 
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The Republican Party has the right to conduct (legal) internal business as it pleases. Once the general public has to pick up the tab, however, the general public has the right to oversee and participate.
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