Super delegates- the irony
Got to go into work now, but just thought I would drop this off here.
Ironically, Tad Devine, Sanders' top adviser, who was instrumental in the creation of the superdelegate process, defended their existance.
"It's pretty hard to win a nomination in a contested race and almost impossible to win without the superdelegeates," Devine said in 2008 in an interview on NPR.
Now, Devine's boss, who is running on an anti-establishment message is losing the superdelegate race.
"Fun fact: Tad Devine, a key Sanders advisor, is credited as the person who helped create the superdelegate system. So, that in and of itself sort of nullifies the idiocy of this conspiracy. Its rather ridiculous to claim a conspiracy against Sanders based upon a system that one of his top advisors created and defended."
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Your conspiratorial distinctiveness will be added to our own.
You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.
It's the claim that their votes can be apportioned now - before most actual voting occurs.
Their real value comes at a brokered convention, not early in the primary season.