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Lying to the Delegates – Lying to America

Apparently I should have addressed my morning post directly to Howard Dean. Heidi Li had this to say about his recent attempts to mislead voters about the current situation regarding efforts to get Hillary’s name entered for nomination:

Clearly convention fever is beginning to hit the DNC (the Democratic National Committee) and the DNCC (the Democratic National Convention Committee), and not in a fun way. Delegates across the country are working to figure out how to enter a candidate’s name into nomination via a petition from the floor at the Convention. They report the dissemination of information from the DNC that they regard as an effort to interfere with their efforts to produce a proper petition that Senator Clinton could, if she chose, sign and thereby have her name placed into formal nomination as a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination. The delegates – and not only Clinton delegates, but ones pledged to Senator Obama as well – appear to be frustrated because they cannot get anybody at the DNC to clarify.

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