Establishment media declares Hillary Clinton Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee before millions of Americans had a chance to cast their ballots in today’s crucial Super Tuesday primaries with nearly 700 delegates up for grabs.
Hillary Clinton surrogate and former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, weighs in on the issue of super-delegates and their use in “temper[ing] the raging masses.”
The inclusion of super-delegates in the tally of votes allows media outlets like CNN and others to orchestrate a mass final campaign for their favorite establishment candidate, Hillary Clinton.
It comes at the expense of the democratic process when the media is so biased as to disrespect the wishes of the population and promote their own private agenda for a dishonest buck.
Today’s last Super Tuesday primaries are one of the most interesting in American political history for numerous reasons.
It is a shame that the greedy lopsided media is so out of touch with reality that it is creating a parallel one.
Tonight will decide in which part of the matrix we belong.
Do you feel the Bern?
The Daily Caller reports:
Appearing on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes,” Granholm weighed in on news that the Associated Press and NBC News had named Clinton the party’s presumptive nominee based on a sum of her pledged delegates and superdelegates.
The projection caused a stir among some political observers and Bernie Sanders supporters. Sanders and his backers have argued that the use of superdelegates — a group of 714 party leaders and elders — usurps the democratic process.
About 15 percent of the 4,765 total delegates up for grabs are superdelegates. Clinton holds a 572 to 46 advantage in that category. Clinton’s superdelegate tally plus her 1,812 pledged delegates brought her to the 2,384 threshold needed to secure the party’s nomination, the AP and NBC News announced Monday.
Asked about the use of superdelegates, Granholm suggested that the system should be revised.
“I think it’s definitely worthy of discussion at the convention,” she told Hayes.
“You want the majority of people to have the right to vote, you know, superdelegates were put in place for a specific reason temper the raging masses,” she added, laughing.
“I’m not sure if that’s necessary anymore. Maybe you have a few of them, but as many as we have, perhaps that’s a discussion.”
The party began relying in part on superdelegates in the 1980s following several elections in which nominees chosen from the grassroots populist wing of the party suffered devastating losses against Republicans in the general election.
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