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Just saying that Senator Clinton’s name will be on the ballot is not going to fool anyone. Being on the ballot counts for nothing if a candidate’s name is not placed in nomination. More than 18 million Democratic voters would be pleased to hear you say publicly that there will be an open convention with Senator Clinton’s name placed in nomination and an open roll call vote.
It seems th Boys of Brazile capitulated:
When asked about the ads criticizing him and Speaker Pelosi for Clinton supposedly not being on the ballot at the convention, he scoffed. Clinton will be on the ballot at the convention, and will be speaking there
Of course, not graciously:
Dean indicated that the rules were so clear on this matter, that the groups running these ads and spreading these rumors must be associated with the other internet rumors going around, such as Obama being a Muslim. He also speculated that McCain supporters might be behind these rumors.
Under party rules, Sen. Clinton’s huge delegate count gives her the right to put her name into nomination. “But do you do it?” asked Ms. Brazile. “Politically, does it heighten tensions?”
Anyway, this is good news – and what’s a good story without a happy ending? there is endless love in the source of this. let’s hear Chris Bower:
He was clearly very proud of this accomplishment. I was clearly in love with him.
All together now: Awwwwwww!
And then what happened?
Wouldn’t you like to know?
Oh, well, but they are doing it in a nice way
A group that helps the city deal with homelessness says it intends to distribute as many as 500 movie tickets and passes to the Denver Zoo, Museum of Nature and Science and other city venues away from the convention center, with transportation provided, according to the Rocky Mountain News.
You know, like teenagers sending their parents to a movie when they want to mess around in the house.
Only no opportunity to propagandize is missed:
Big-screen TVs are being donated to the shelters so the “patrons” can watch the convention and stay informed about the issues being discussed.
Sounds like it’s much nicer to be a homeless in Denver than a protester. Unless you tend to agree with this guy:
One of Denver’s homeless, Ronnie Wand, told the Rocky Mountain News he’ll believe the free tickets when he sees them, saying he expects to be rounded up and spend the convention behind bars.
The Democratic National Committee didn’t return calls for comment.
A two-day voter registration drive is also planned at shelters and health clinics to ensure that metro area homeless people have access to the polls in November.