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Devious Democrats & reeking Republicans

| Friday, April 29, 2016, 8:57 p.m.

I have always been involved in politics and have worked for a number of candidates. I am so disillusioned with the political “system.” High-ranking officials of both parties want to choose the candidates for the highest office in the land.

Hillary Clinton with her superdelegates had the nomination locked up months ago in my opinion. Now the old Republican guard wants to choose its candidate. They do not want Donald Trump. I believe they do not want him to rock the boat of their cushy lifestyles, so they are going to try to shove their choice down our throats. Why even vote?

I think the person with the most votes should get the nomination. I do not think it should be a bunch of delegates who can throw our votes aside and go with the establishment's choice. If there is a brokered convention, the Trump delegates are bound to vote for him on the first ballot. On a second or third ballot they can choose anyone. Does that not reek of backroom politics? It makes you wonder if we have any say at all.

Career politicians think they know best but just look at what they have done to this once-respected country.

Julie Walczer


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