Skip to comments.`Uncommitted' voters could quiet some of Clinton's thunder
Posted on 11/30/2007 6:42:58 PM PST by Libloather
`Uncommitted' voters could quiet some of Clinton's thunder
Updated: 11/30/2007 10:29:19 AM
LANSING, Mich. - At first glance, Hillary Rodham Clinton should easily win Michigan's Democratic primary, since no other top candidates are on the ballot.
But she faces an unusual opponent: Uncommitted.
If enough backers of the four candidates who aren't on the ballot mark Uncommitted when they vote January 15, it could take some of the luster off what's otherwise a certain Clinton victory.
The vote could give backers of Barack Obama, John Edwards, Bill Richardson and Joe Biden some of the uncommitted slots when Democrats hold district conventions in late March to choose half their national convention delegates.
The four removed their names from the ballot last month.
So far, the Clinton campaign doesn't seem too worried. A spokesman declined to comment on the possibility of Uncommitted doing well.
to me, uncommitted means, I haven’t been paying attention. having not paid attention, they won’t be aware of all her corruption, lies, etc. they likely tune into the MSM now and again. they’ll go for the frontrunner and familiar name.
This is some background on Michigan’s primary:
“Michigan’s presidential primaries take many forms over the years”
From what I’ve read, the Paul followers thought they could exploit this by recruiting sympathetic [particularly antiwar] Dems to vote Republican in the primary and vote for him thereby giving Paul a large percent of the vote. They thought the Dems would feel Hillary was secure so they could switch. But this only works if they were supporting Hillary in the first place and if Hillary was almost assured of walking away with it. That might not be the case now. It’s all very convoluted, but the whole circumstance is definitely unusual and it will be interesting to see how this turns out.
thunder...hoofbeats...four horsemen... I need a vacation.
If she gets beaten by “uncommitted”, it does more than just tarnish her campaign.
And perhaps this will be the thing that keeps many Democrats from crossing parties and voting in the GOP primary in Michigan.
Might be easier to use some Beano
Speaking of ‘uncommitted’ voters, what’s the latest on Leeland Eisenberg? ;)
They are still out there, useless and delusional as ever. Bloody shame they can vote.