Man Without Qualities

Tuesday, October 01, 2002

Now It's Supposedly Lautenberg!

Maybe the Democrat thinking was that with Thurmond on his way out, the Senate needs a 78 year old junior Senator.

That's OK with me if he runs as a write-in. He's so well known in New Jersey that he shouldn't need the Party line on the ballot if he campaigns effectively.

UPDATE: A talking head on Fox News says write-ins are not practical in New Jersey because of the nature of the voting machines. Talk about political party entrenchment. If this is true, then the legislature and both main parties must have known the system they have created discriminates against write-in candidates. It's loathsome to allow one of those same entrenched parties (here, the Democrats) to appeal to this argument now.

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