“Be A Democrat for a Day” : Obama’s attempt to stuff the ballot box

I’ve mostly stayed silent on Obama gaining so much support from non democrats and so little report from Democrats. I mean, if Obama can get these people to join the democratic majority then hey good for him and good for the party. But this flier shows how superficial Obama’s appeals. He’s passing around a flier in Nevada that says “Be a democrat for a day…then change your voter status back after the caucus”

Don’t get me wrong, appeal to new voters is fine, but I want more DEMOCRATS not more Obama fans. I don’t need a new majority I need a new democratic majority.

UPDATE: A point that i overlooked but TPM and Huffington Post have pointed out…

The Obama flier does not just ask for new voters to sign up for Obama if they support “a united party”, Obama’s campaign intentionally ask’s voters to vote AGAINST Clinton. The flier goes:

“Republicans, Independents, Everyone,” the flyer reads. “You can make the difference if you think a Democrat will win in November and you don’t want Hillary…You can come to the Democratic caucus and vote for Obama.”

That’s pretty shameful. Geez…


One thought on ““Be A Democrat for a Day” : Obama’s attempt to stuff the ballot box

  1. It isn’t just a kid in Nevada. Will Obama disavow all knowledge — of this site up since April 24, 2007 by his Florida campaign?

    Quoting from the Google cache “as retrieved on Nov 30, 2007 02:11:00 GMT”

    By Obama Florida 2008
    Published: April 24, 2007
    That’s why “Democrat for a Day” was launched this spring by ObamaFlorida2008. Using the official forms provided by all Supervisors of Elections offices, you may re-register as a Democrat for that one day — when the primary is likely to be held — on February 5, 2008. You must do so before the end of 2007, to make sure it is done 30 days before the primary.
    But this is not about some “hard sell” to recruit voters to become permanent Democrats. Not at all. After the primary, you may re-register back to the
    Republican or Libertarian parties, or revert to your previous status as an Independent! There will be plenty of time before the general election in November 2008.
    But we’re finding that up to 20 percent of Obama supporters are registered Republicans.
    In fact, during the first couple of weeks in April, some 150 Republicans indeed became “Democrats for a Day.” You might call them “Obamacrats!”

    Here are tinyurls for the Google cache:

    “Florida “Democrat for a Day”

    preview link to Florida “Democrat for a Day” project

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