Feeling left out of the process?

January 4, 2008
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The Iowa caucuses are over and the New Hampshire primary isnâ??t far away. Indianaâ??s primary arrives May 6, long after a string of states could easily make ours all but irrelevant.

How do you feel about having little, if any voice in picking presidential candidates?

And, would you have picked Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee like the Iowans did?
  • If all primaries were held on the same date, we would not have to be so inundated by the drive-by media's political rantings. Barack is a very charismatic person, but he doesn't have the experience to be president. Huckaby: His positions are the same as John Edwards, he's just not so arrogant as Edwards, but do we really want another president from Hope, Arkansas? None of the above for me. Bring on Duncan Hunter or Fred Thompson.
  • The Indiana primary is irrelevant. Ours should be part of Super Tuesday, Feb 5. We've already lost some candidates.
  • What really bothers me is the whole lot of nothing that was said by the Dems or the GOP when it came to choosing a date in light of the Primary Shuffle that we saw several weeks ago. Two states, Michigan and Florida, thought it was important enough to shift their election that they risked having their delegates stripped. In fact, there are only 5 or 6 states that will be having their primaries AFTER Indiana (oh, yeah, and Guam!). Five or six!

    Our votes will count for nothing and Indiana's at the bottom of yet another list.

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