[extropy-chat] Politics: US talks of suspending elections

Brian Lee brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 14 13:28:01 UTC 2004

I remember this argument from 1996 where some people hated Clinton with a 
passion but didn't care much for Dole.

The problem is that hate is not a motivator to go out and vote.

I wish there were candidates that I could vote for because I believed in 
their platform.


>From: Gregory Propf <gpropf1 at cfl.rr.com>
>To: andrew at ceruleansystems.com, ExI chat list 
><extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: Re: [extropy-chat] Politics: US talks of suspending elections
>Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 22:21:59 -0400
>>Kerry is an empty suit who spends most of his time fighting his own
>>doppelganger.  He is an absolutely lousy candidate and won't attract
>>votes from much more than the party-bots.  If that's the best they can
>>come up with, the Democratic Party is dead and doesn't even know it yet.
>>Doubtful he'll make things better even under the most optimistic
>>There really isn't much to vote for in this election.
>>j. andrew rogers
>Nonsense. I personally despise Kerry but I hate George W. a million times 
>more.  I will vote for Kerry though I am anything but a "party-bot" for the 
>democrats.  Of course if the elections are "postponed" it's a moot point.
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