This is like fingernails on a chalkboard to me! The "Democrat Party" is a perjorative started and disseminated by the Republicans in order to demean and disrespect Democrats. They have used it so frequently and consistently that now some Democrats have adopted their meme.
Please edit your Diary and I'll send bouquets your way.
Now what? Well, put her name in nomination and allow her delegates to represent her voters. Everyone will cheer. Then the next vote will be held and it will be unanimous for Obama. Everyone will cheer. The crowd will roar and the party will be united and live happily ever after.
Did you miss the part at the Rules and Bylaws Committee meeting where Obama got ALL of the "Uncommitted" votes, even though some of them were certainly for other candidates who also took their names off the ballot? Did you then also miss the part where the Rules and Bylaws Committee gave Obama some of Hillary Clinton's earned delegates....took them away from her and gave them to Obama?
You must have been out of the room on a bathroom break or tying your shoe when that happened.
If Hillary Clinton's name is not placed in nomination it will be
The first Democratic convention without a roll call vote since President Lyndon Johnson ran unopposed for reelection in 1964.
Wouldn't you think that the first female candidate to come so far in the race to presidency would be due this courtesy?
Many in the Obama camp think not, but I think it will be a grave mistake. If the positions were reversed, do you think Hillary would be justified in denying Obama's name to be placed in nomination? Hardly.
He made his name on Fox News reporting on the Whitewater "scandal." Early in the primaries he subbed for Clinton-hater Ed Schultz and I happened to hear this show. It was absolutely breath-taking how Shuster slammed Hillary up and down and sideways....I wondered how he could report to his day job on MSNBC after such a verbal assassination.
I never pay the slightest bit of attention to what this hack says because he is a partisan to the core and not a respectable journalist.