Friday, January 04, 2008

no real candidates need apply

ABC News is eliminating Republican presidential candidate Duncan Hunter and Democrats Dennis Kucinich and Mike Gravel from its prime-time presidential debates Saturday night because they did not meet benchmarks for their support.

The Republican debate three days before the New Hampshire primary will include Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee, John McCain, Rudy Giuliani, Fred Thompson, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul. It starts at 7 p.m. EDT.

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really, really glad that the deck isn't being stacked in favor of the folks with the most money. that wouldn't be very democratic would it? oh, right.

in case you didn't catch this one:

AUSTIN—Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, along with supporter Willie Nelson, have filed a lawsuit to get Kucinich on the ballot in Texas after they say the Texas Democratic Party rejected his application.

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Larry said...

Kucinich is also filing a suit against ABC for excluding him from the debate.

Dusty said...

Pardon my french: