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2020-02-16 Home Front: Politix
Could Votes Be Obsolete?
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Posted by Bobby 2020-02-16 11:56|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [228 views ]  Top

#1 More wisdom from the Dallas Morning Snooze...
Posted by ed in texas 2020-02-16 12:40||   2020-02-16 12:40|| Front Page Top

#2 This fallacy one more time: It's possible that some contenders won't make it to Texas on March 3, and a vote for a candidate who dropped out would be wasted.

Voting for your choice of a candidate is never wasted. Choosing a candidate is not the same as picking numbers on a Lottery ticket.
Posted by magpie 2020-02-16 12:43||   2020-02-16 12:43|| Front Page Top

#3 Choosing a candidate is not the same as picking numbers on a Lottery ticket.

Right. If you lose the lottery you are out two bucks, nobody is harmed. You win you don't give a damn who is prexident.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-02-16 13:08||   2020-02-16 13:08|| Front Page Top

#4 You win you don't give a damn who is prexident.

If it's Bernie, he'll collectivize your winnings--into his bank account.
Posted by charger 2020-02-16 13:14||   2020-02-16 13:14|| Front Page Top

#5 If Boiney wins and I win the lottery prior to that it's Cayman for me.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-02-16 13:33||   2020-02-16 13:33|| Front Page Top

#6 I'll admit I've been playing with the idea of a negative vote for when you don't care who wins along as it isn't
fill in the blank. A negative vote would subtract one vote from the selected candidate's total. If nothing else, you can't be blamed for voting for the moke who does eventually get in.
Posted by Mercutio 2020-02-16 14:03||   2020-02-16 14:03|| Front Page Top

#7 ^ a write-in vote has essentially the same effect
Posted by Lex 2020-02-16 15:43||   2020-02-16 15:43|| Front Page Top

#8 How about None of the Above?
Posted by Abu Uluque 2020-02-16 15:55||   2020-02-16 15:55|| Front Page Top

#9 ^ Next Constitution. All the losers are banned from elected office for 10 years if None of the Above wins.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-02-16 15:58||   2020-02-16 15:58|| Front Page Top

#10 I voted for Cruz in the 'publican primary in Texas 4 years ago. But it wasn't a throw away vote. At least it wasn't a caucus.
Posted by Texhooey 2020-02-16 18:26||   2020-02-16 18:26|| Front Page Top

#11 That's the risk you take for voting early.
Posted by CrazyFool 2020-02-16 18:29||   2020-02-16 18:29|| Front Page Top

#12 Maybe, but "Progressives" certainly are obsolete.
Posted by DarthVader 2020-02-16 18:50||   2020-02-16 18:50|| Front Page Top

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