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Submitted by Alan Glazman (United States), Jul 23, 2016 at 06:01

Very much agree with your views on Trump; he's a disaster for virtually all traditionally Republican principles and Republicanism in the future if he were elected. The Republican party needs super delegates like the democrats to prevent a takeover of the party by those whose values are unsynchronized with those principles; without Democrat super delegates we might have had the even more disastrous choice of Trump vs. Sanders.

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I agree about the super delegates - a small remnant of the smoke-filled rooms.

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