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Sunday, May 11, 2008

About that early primary

Posted By on Sun, May 11, 2008 at 9:07 AM

It would have been more exciting in Arkansas had the state saved the presidential primary for May 20. At a minimum, Obama might have tried a little harder here. But this review doesn't turn up anybody terribly upset about the decision to go early.

Here's another thought, though: A far greater turnout, which the presidential contest would have produced, could have dramatically affected the sketchy slate of contested primaries we're otherwise left with.

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