New York Has Me Worried

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This was the last thing I wanted to wake up and read this morning. It looks like a lot of young people in New York, who would most likely be voting for Bernie Sanders, have missed the boat, due to restrictive laws on voting registration.

Restrictive Rules Leave New York Voters Shut Out of Pivotal Primary

I just happened upon this “Democracy Now” segment that was taped the day after the Utah caucuses caught the nation by surprise and gave Sanders an overwhelming victory here. I don’t think the extent of the failure in the Arizona election had been looked at yet. It’s great to see my favorite Utah politician standing up for my favorite national politician and stating Sanders’s obvious advantages over Hillary:

Of course Sanders went on to a long string of solid wins after Utah and Idaho, showing a strong momentum if there ever was one. Polls in Utah showed that even Republicans trust Sanders more then the current front runner in their party and, like Rocky says, he’s a shoe-in over Hillary against any Republican now running for the general election slot.

Anderson, of the “Justice Party”, is upset about a blatant hit piece on Sanders in “The Washington Post”, derived from a poorly conducted and carved up interview from a rag called the “New York Daily News”. He’s made a list of questions a tough journalist could ask Hillary. It’s obvious this won’t happen at “The [Bezos] Post”; a publication which recently did 16 negative articles on Sanders in 16 hours.

  1. #1 by Larry Bergan on April 16, 2016 - 11:57 pm

    You have to forgive Anderson for laughing at a great activist, but where in the heck did she come up with sexism in his point?

    It was pretty sad.

  2. #2 by Nathan Erkkila on April 19, 2016 - 4:39 pm

    And you were right to be worried. Thankfully there has been an audit and New Yorkers can now vote provisionally.

    • #3 by Larry Bergan on April 19, 2016 - 9:30 pm

      Did they have a ruling to let the 125,000 who disappeared off the rolls vote?

  3. #4 by Larry Bergan on April 20, 2016 - 9:20 pm

    With apologies to New York. Nobody knew how the oligarchy parties ran the primaries until Sanders ran this year. Utah Democrats let us register on election day and let anybody vote in their primary for some reason.

    But still…

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