Things Have Been Weird

Nearly half the Democratic party has declared their candidacy for president, the current president declared an unnecessary state of emergency, and the Supreme Court actually agreed on something unanimously.

But that’s not really too far off par for the course when you think about it. The last two years have been nothing if not a whirlwind of ludicrous headlines competing to stay on the airwaves for more than 12 hours.

One thing is for certain, though, and that is the undeniable fact that every day we continue to travel further and further down this road of insanity, the greater the danger becomes.

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Democrats Curb Influence of Superdelegates

In a historic decision, Democrats have voted to limit the amount of influence superdelegates have when selecting presidential nominees.

The vote is a sharp turn away from the party’s centrist, neo-liberal history and a significant win for the left-most leaning members of the Democratic Party.

Under the new rules, superdelegates will not be allowed to vote on the first ballot of a contested national convention, thereby making candidates’ personal relationships with superdelegates far less influential.

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Democratic National Committee Sees the Light

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has voted to drastically limit the role of superdelegates in presidential nominations.

Those who supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 election should welcome this news with open arms.

During that election season, then-candidate Hillary Clinton started out the primaries with a lead of over 400 more delegates than her challenger, Sanders.

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