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Carville: GOP Mad Because A "Community Organizer Is Beating Them In A Street Fight"
RealClearPolitics ^ | July 16, 2012 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 07/16/2012 7:10:00 PM PDT by i88schwartz

"I think that what is happening in the Republican party is this. I think the Republicans are mad. And you know why they [are] mad? Because a Harvard educated community organizer is beating them in a street fight. And they're mad about it because they're used to winning these fights. And Obama people are outflanking and outmaneuvering and beating the Romney people and everybody knows it and the people that are watching this network knows it," James Carville said on FOX News' "Hannity" tonight.

"And you should be mad because that campaign and Romney is not standing up for you," Carville observed. "How can a guy be running for president and know he was going to run for president and not get rid of Swiss bank accounts, because you know that's going to be an issue? He didn't want to do it. He didn't want to go to the trouble. So he gets the nomination and now he has these guys from Chicago outflank him and Republicans and conservatives are duly angry at Romney for not standing for them."

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1 posted on 07/16/2012 7:10:13 PM PDT by i88schwartz
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To: i88schwartz

Hey carville. We are winning the swing states and the national polls. Obama ain’t winning jack squat. He’s spent $100 million on ads with no movement at all.


2 posted on 07/16/2012 7:12:55 PM PDT by ilgipper ( November cannot come soon enough)
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To: i88schwartz

Carville has a point. Romney just kind of sits there. Bet he picks Pawlenty for vp. Yawn.


3 posted on 07/16/2012 7:16:23 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: i88schwartz
Wrong, snakehead...not sure if the GOP is mad about anything these thugs do...but conservatives and MANY other Americans are mad that this "community organizer" has gone full-blown Marxist and full speed ahead on the destruction of this great nation.

Bain's a non-issue, stupid!

4 posted on 07/16/2012 7:18:19 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: ilgipper
Hey Carville its the economy stupid

I saw two numbers today that spell doom for Obama today

The Consumer spending was down.5 for the month which Economist had predicted a 1.5 rise

Only 29% of businesses will hire anyone this year

Thirdly sorry of the 80,000 new jobs 30% were temporary and the number were higher than should be because Nissan and Chrysler did not shut down their plants are they normally do.

5 posted on 07/16/2012 7:20:36 PM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: i88schwartz
Harvard educated

Evidently a Harvard education isn't what it used to be.

6 posted on 07/16/2012 7:22:57 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Literals will believe anything.)
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To: Jane Long

Oblahblah stirred up the hornets nest of small business owners

by his remarks in Roanoke Friday.

A lot of small businesses = 1 million. Say there are two people owners +
their family = 10 million. Plus their employees.

So now you have ticked off 15 million at least!!! 15 million is a lot of people.
Small business people VOTE.
Cause they pay the taxes.

Oblahblah can’t win unless he either digs up divorce records or
gets his opponent thrown off the ballot for signatures.

When has Oblahblah played by the rules???? Bobby Rush 2000 where
Oblahblah got defeated and Michelle going to divorce him.

But what did Oblahblah learn? Nothing. He’s still the same arrogant ahole.


7 posted on 07/16/2012 7:24:33 PM PDT by preamble
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To: i88schwartz

You just can’t get any uglier than James Carville.


8 posted on 07/16/2012 7:25:45 PM PDT by Riptides
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To: ilgipper
We are winning the swing states...

Something I have long considered is that there needs to be a fundamental change to our Electoral College. In order to eliminate the concept of the "Fly over State" we need to reduce the number of electors per State to 1. Each State has the same importance as the next. No super States such as California or New York, Arizona and Idaho would have the same electoral significance as the former. Every candidate for the highest office in the land would need to court all 50 States (or 57 for some...) and win that majority in order to assume control.

Thoughts?

9 posted on 07/16/2012 7:26:54 PM PDT by rjsimmon (1-20-2013 The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: i88schwartz
More stupidity from Carville.

“Hillary will be elected president in 2008”, “oral sex doesn't count as sex”, “Conservatives are lying about Clinton and Monica Lewinsky. We should take the president at his word. I am certain he did not have a relationship with Monica Lewinsky” and “drag a $100 bill through a trailer park and you can get women to say any lie about President Clinton” (Paula Jones testimony).

These are just a few of the words of wisdom from this lying slimeball. I may not have the wording of the quotes perfect but the meaning is correct. Carville is a paid liar. No one should take what he says seriously.

10 posted on 07/16/2012 7:27:50 PM PDT by detective
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11 posted on 07/16/2012 7:27:57 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: i88schwartz

This is the same Snakehead SOB who was criticising Obama, but now has his head back in it’s original place up his anus.


12 posted on 07/16/2012 7:28:38 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Riptides
You just can’t get any uglier than James Carville.

Nope. Which, given what he hangs around with, is quite remarkable, if you think about it.

13 posted on 07/16/2012 7:32:19 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: scooby321

Granted but those numbers don’t resonate that well among the Walmarters and ESPNophiles. What resonates with Jane Q Publius is a full on vicious attack of the Bishop for being a soft dandy and the reckoning that Mittens won’t do a damn thing about except squeak like a little girl and ask politely for an apology.

Where is the head ramrod that destroyed via personal attack the Herminator, Newt, Santorum and Mrs Palin? Where is that guy?

This is all a set up. Romney is Bob Dole with a dress on. I say Romney gets sad and drops out within 8 weeks. Ptui!


14 posted on 07/16/2012 7:33:20 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: i88schwartz

The best the DNC can come up with as their standard-bearer is a fraudulent man-who-never-was.

A cardboard-cut-out make-believe-president.

Of course, for DNC’s owners, a puppet-president is just what they are looking for. A guy who will just read the prompter and sign whatever they put in front of him and otherwise stay out of Dodge.


15 posted on 07/16/2012 7:34:57 PM PDT by marron
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To: i88schwartz


Carville on election night 2012.


16 posted on 07/16/2012 7:35:29 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Worst. President. Ever.)
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To: i88schwartz
Carville: GOP Mad Because A "Community Organizer Is Beating Them In A Street Fight"

James, an increasingly hysterical Obama is cultivating a diminishing but increasingly demented voter base. The more he tries to appeal to them, the more he will demonstrate his utter alienation from the persona he tried to push the last time around.
17 posted on 07/16/2012 7:44:57 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: i88schwartz

The putz head sounds like he wants in on the action, only not the twinkie’s action, probably for fear of the wookie. He doesn’t want to go through the domineering woman thing again.


18 posted on 07/16/2012 7:45:12 PM PDT by pallis
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To: i88schwartz

“community organizer” NOT! He was a community agitator....now he is a national agitator! I bet he has read every book available on Hitler’s tactics of persuasion....


19 posted on 07/16/2012 7:50:29 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: i88schwartz
Of course the guy who never considered issuing Paula Jones an apology sees no problem whatsoever with the fact that one of the nominees has turned a Presidential campaign into a "street fight".
20 posted on 07/16/2012 7:53:40 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President Of My Lifetime)
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To: i88schwartz

So Far, Romney is “fighting” like Little Lord Fauntleroy, or Richie Rich.

He had better take off the gloves and hit back hard, or he is going to LOSE.


21 posted on 07/16/2012 8:01:07 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: ilgipper

Remember, this is the same idiot who wrote a book stating that the Democrats would dominate national politics for the next seventy-five years. I’ll bet that sold real well after 2010.


22 posted on 07/16/2012 8:02:38 PM PDT by Jaguarmike
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To: i88schwartz

Hey, Serpenthead, check this out:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2907004/posts


23 posted on 07/16/2012 8:07:01 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: i88schwartz

So carvilla admits that 0bama is only good on the affirmative action street level?


24 posted on 07/16/2012 8:09:48 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: i88schwartz

” - - - community organizer is beating them in a street fight.”

Yep. And our sorry Romney RINO is determined to lose by a bigger margin than McCain lost to Obama, the Kenyan Commie Chicaguh gangstuh.


25 posted on 07/16/2012 8:11:45 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: i88schwartz
First of all, not true. Second, and more importantly, Carville is making it clear that he doesn't care about the country. It's all about politics. Very sad.
26 posted on 07/16/2012 8:18:59 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: i88schwartz
Myth is a flop horse. Has been since day 1.

He's in it to take a dive. Just like Juan, and Awful Dull.


Problem is Stinky stinks soo bad the flop horse will win no matter how hard he flops!

27 posted on 07/16/2012 8:24:10 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: i88schwartz

The swish is going to scratch little Lord Fauntleroy and pull his hair, unless little Lord Fauntleroy can muster the daring to slap the swish.


28 posted on 07/16/2012 8:38:22 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans. Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: i88schwartz

Mary needs to get Carville’s meds re-checked. They seem to need daily adjusting. He is going off the rails again.


29 posted on 07/16/2012 8:38:35 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Travis McGee

Travis, we’re not seeing the real fight. Carville and the drive-bys are what we see - and that will always be Obama-slanted.

The media fight on the ground is different. You can get a better picture of it here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/track-presidential-campaign-ads-2012/


30 posted on 07/16/2012 8:41:11 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Travis McGee

Heh. We both thought of lil’ Lord Fauntleroy when thinking of Willard. Not good for the Massachusetts Moderate (which I suppose is a Flyover Flamer).


31 posted on 07/16/2012 8:41:52 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans. Don't read their lips. Watch their hands.)
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To: i88schwartz

Maybe he was in Harvard maybe he wasn’t... Theres no records..
Actually theres almost no records about Obama at all... anywhere.. available..

He must be hiding something.. afraid of something coming to light..
Maybe he was a foreign student.. from Indonesia.. or “somewhere”..
Total blackout on Obamas history.. with the main stream media blocking or spiking any news about his past...

He may be a murderer or child abuser.. or drug dealer..
who know.. maybe even a known Marxist political operative..


32 posted on 07/16/2012 8:53:24 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Travis McGee

Not pickin on you, Travis, just using your post to make some points that I think most are missing.

If you look at the link I posted above, you can see the total spending by Romney and Obama and their PACs. You can see that these aren’t national buys, but targeted states. So most of us are not seeing the media battler (other than talking heads on Sunday.)

We’re also not seeing the ads that are being run. A great many are by Crossroads and Restore Our Future - which are returning fire on Obama, big time.

I don’t think many have seen this Romney ad either, which, IMHO, is quite effective, the video is from Obama at his nominating convention:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiLzhspzLdU


33 posted on 07/16/2012 9:01:58 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: i88schwartz
Carville: GOP Mad Because A "Community Organizer Is Beating Them In A Street Fight"...this is really a neat rhetorical ploy that's being used more and more by the left - become an instant mind-reader and tell the world what your opponent's true, hidden beliefs really are - you don't have to say anything negative about him because you're really just repeating his thinking, and you can make it as nasty and outlandish as you want - how's he going to prove you wrong. I wonder how it would work for conservatives.....
So unemployment's over eight percent, the deficit's over five trillion, and businesses are pulling back all over the country - actually Obama's happy because he's always hated the US as the ultimate big-daddy who abandoned him and his mom, who in fact also abandoned him, and now's his turn to return the favor and humble his fatherland.....
All those people who booed Romney at the NAACP convention last week know deep down inside that blacks can't compete on a really level playing field, so any mention of anything vaguely implying criticism of what some black's accomplished - like abolishing Obamacare - must be opposed lest too many come to understand just how incapable blacks really are......
David Brooks, as the latest New York Times token conservative is actually scared to death that he has to follow in the footsteps of a real journalistic giant, William Safire, so he decides to try to look extra intellectual and sophisticated, and come up with ideas that will dazzle the common man - like the fact that because Barack Obama has a real nice crease in his trousers, he will obviously become president, and be a darned good one at that.....

Yeah, that'll work........

34 posted on 07/16/2012 9:24:54 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Oztrich Boy
A Harvard MBA was meaningless when Bush was President, but having gone to Harvard Law School is significant if the person is a Democrat.

Carville likes to be outrageous, but most of the pundits who appear on MSNBC make him look like a fairminded moderate by comparison. (That's just my impression--I find it hard to watch MSNBC for longer than three seconds at a stretch.)

35 posted on 07/16/2012 9:49:13 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: detective

36 posted on 07/16/2012 9:49:39 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: i88schwartz

The baby next door to me could beat the Rinos in a Stree fight. LOL They only get nasty when they see a conservative fixing to kick their sorry butts.


37 posted on 07/16/2012 9:50:15 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: All

Dick Morris’ comment on Hannity as he appeared just after the bald cajun, something to the effect that “it would have been better if there were English subtitles at the bottom of the screen when he was talking”.


38 posted on 07/16/2012 9:53:09 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: rjsimmon
Never fly.

Go for Maine/Nebraska Congressional District Method. One elector from each congressional district plus two elected by majority statewide vote.

Result: all close states become "battleground states" because the same number of votes(2) are being fought over by winning the state vote. District votes keep it close to "one vote one value"

Unlike your suggestion it is Constitutional. Unlike National Popular Vote it is workable, and keeps to the spirit and intent of theConstitution.

39 posted on 07/16/2012 10:04:47 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Literals will believe anything.)
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To: madprof98

OMG of all the possibilities pawlenty is the world’s worst. He sat on his a$$ while Al Frankin stole the Senate seat, He had to pull out of the GOP primary before it even got started, and he looks like he is making sand castles when he speaks. Please not he!!!


40 posted on 07/16/2012 10:06:54 PM PDT by RightLady (Take out the trash the first Tues after the first Monday in Nov)
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To: i88schwartz

Hey carville... **** you. If I ever meet you... I will spit in your face.

LLS


41 posted on 07/17/2012 4:24:29 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: i88schwartz

There is a war in the community he organized that kills people faster than either the war in Iraq Afhganistan

His organization is a disaster, a murderous disaster


42 posted on 07/17/2012 4:30:10 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: i88schwartz

Carville was dead right and we all know it.

Mittens is a disgrace in how he is running this campaign so far. Between hanging out at the vacation home, not responding to the attacks, etc etc, its like he is trying to lose.


43 posted on 07/17/2012 4:31:45 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Really. Al Sharpton has the same job description (community organizer) and he’s only a high school graduate!*

*All right, it was through social promotion...but, still...


44 posted on 07/17/2012 4:37:18 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: ilgipper

That’s right. And now Obama has opened himself up for the scrutiny he never got in 08. Now we can talk about the shady land deal he made with his top fundraiser who is a convicted felon. Obama was his pal for 20 years. And about the sale of Obama’s senate seat. He was tight with blago. Do people honestly believe he didn’t know about the sale of his own senate seat? The one he attained by smearing his opponent? Or how he lied about Ayers just being a guy in his neighborhood? Let’s dredge it all up.


45 posted on 07/17/2012 4:39:58 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: MarDav
Al Sharpton has the same job description (community organizer) and he’s only a high school graduate!

Whenever anyone points out Obama's accomplishments and mentions the term "community organizer" we should retort; "Oh, you mean like Jesse Jackson?"

46 posted on 07/17/2012 4:50:15 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: i88schwartz
A "Community Communist Organizer Is Beating Them In A Street Fight"
47 posted on 07/17/2012 4:55:48 AM PDT by Diamond (He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people,)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

“street fight”

Riling up the folks is job one for the community “organizer.”


48 posted on 07/17/2012 6:21:52 AM PDT by Heart of Georgia (It's not a penalty - it's obamaTAX. Make him own it.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

This morning on FNC they reported the story of a bus driver who managed to catch a 7-year-old girl as she fell from the air-conditioning unit of her apartment, third story apartment....she was dancing on top of the air-conditioner (”special needs” child). He was very lucky to be in the right place at the right time and save her life. He’s a black man who has now done more good in his life than Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson put together, but no one had ever heard of him before.


49 posted on 07/17/2012 7:26:44 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Oztrich Boy

Dividing a state’s electoral votes by congressional district winners would magnify the worst features of the Electoral College system.

If the district approach were used nationally, it would be less fair and less accurately reflect the will of the people than the current system. In 2004, Bush won 50.7% of the popular vote, but 59% of the districts. Although Bush lost the national popular vote in 2000, he won 55% of the country’s congressional districts.

The district approach would not provide incentive for presidential candidates to campaign in a particular state or focus the candidates’ attention to issues of concern to the state. With the 48 state-by-state winner-take-all laws (whether applied to either districts or states), candidates have no reason to campaign in districts or states where they are comfortably ahead or hopelessly behind. In North Carolina, for example, there are only 2 districts (the 13th with a 5% spread and the 2nd with an 8% spread) where the presidential race is competitive. In California, the presidential race has been competitive in only 3 of the state’s 53 districts. Nationwide, there have been only 55 “battleground” districts that were competitive in presidential elections. With the present deplorable 48 state-level winner-take-all system, 2/3rds of the states (including California and Texas) are ignored in presidential elections; however, 88% of the nation’s congressional districts would be ignored if a district-level winner-take-all system were used nationally.

Awarding electoral votes by congressional district could result in third party candidates winning electoral votes that would deny either major party candidate the necessary majority vote of electors and throw the process into Congress to decide.

Because there are generally more close votes on district levels than states as whole, district elections increase the opportunity for error. The larger the voting base, the less opportunity there is for an especially close vote.

Also, a second-place candidate could still win the White House without winning the national popular vote.

A national popular vote is the way to make every person’s vote equal and matter to their candidate because it guarantees that the candidate who gets the most votes in all 50 states and DC becomes President.

* * *

In 1800, Thomas Jefferson argued that Virginia should switch from its then-existing district system of electing presidential electors to the statewide winner-take-all system because of the political disadvantage suffered by states that divided their electoral votes by districts in a political environment in which other states used the winner-take-all approach:
“while 10. states chuse either by their legislatures or by a general ticket [winner-take-all], it is folly & worse than folly for the other 6. not to do it.” [Spelling and punctuation as per original]
Indeed, the now-prevailing statewide winner-take-all system became entrenched in the political landscape in the 1830s precisely because dividing a state’s electoral votes diminishes the state’s political influence relative to states employing the statewide winner-take-all approach.


50 posted on 07/17/2012 12:49:15 PM PDT by mvymvy
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