Daily Archives: March 17, 2008

Dummocrat for a Day: Get Your Registration in on Tuesday, April 1st

More waves. The D’s really don’t like this much. Dave Reinhard of the Zero does:

KPAM radio’s Victoria Taft is even leading a “Dummocrat for a Day” effort pegged to — you guessed? — April Fools’ Day. She’s urging these new Democrats to vote for Clinton to keep the Democratic mess going. “Dummocrats for a Day” is a bit cold, but the idea is appealing. My problem is twofold:

One, is this ethical? Is it fair to play in the other party’s sandbox and help pick their nominee? Answer: This is politics. What’s ethics got to do with it? When is it unethical to act in the best interest of the nation?

Two, what presidential candidate should a new “Democrat for a Day” vote for? Neither the choice nor the criterion to base a choice on is clear. Should we vote for the D who would make the best president? Or should we vote strategically — for one whose win would prolong our new party’s nomination battle or one who would be easiest for Republicans to beat?

Tell ’em where you saw it. Http://www.victoriataft.com

Dummocrat for a Day: Get Your Registration in on Tuesday, April 1st

More waves. The D’s really don’t like this much. Dave Reinhard of the Zero does:

KPAM radio’s Victoria Taft is even leading a “Dummocrat for a Day” effort pegged to — you guessed? — April Fools’ Day. She’s urging these new Democrats to vote for Clinton to keep the Democratic mess going. “Dummocrats for a Day” is a bit cold, but the idea is appealing. My problem is twofold:

One, is this ethical? Is it fair to play in the other party’s sandbox and help pick their nominee? Answer: This is politics. What’s ethics got to do with it? When is it unethical to act in the best interest of the nation?

Two, what presidential candidate should a new “Democrat for a Day” vote for? Neither the choice nor the criterion to base a choice on is clear. Should we vote for the D who would make the best president? Or should we vote strategically — for one whose win would prolong our new party’s nomination battle or one who would be easiest for Republicans to beat?

Tell ’em where you saw it. Http://www.victoriataft.com