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Re: when news breaks, we ignore it?

Nader is on 44 state ballots; Buchanan, I believe it on 47. Browne and 
Hagelin are both on 50 states. 
Interesting concept on the "National Non-Partisan Primary" - I would have to 
look into a bit more before I could comment though. 

In a message dated 10/2/00 5:26:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
hopfgapr@sprynet.com writes:

<< The issue is far beyond just getting in a debate.
 At a bare minimum, ALL candidates on the ballot in 50 states should be on
 the ballot (I believe that Nader and Harry Browne, the Libertarian candidate
 would meet this test....I'm not sure if Pat Buchanan is on in all 50 states)
 The long-term answer is a "national non-partisan primary" in September of
 the election year. Then the top 2, and only the top 2 would run off to
 November. This would (almost, electoral votes could still screw things up)
 gaurentee a 50% president, of which Bill Clinton was never (43% in 1992, 49%
 in 1996)! If the parties still want their early primaries (or what would
 become sub-primaries).
 And maybe the debates could be rotated like the Super Bowl (ABC one
 election, then CBS, NBC & FOX....I do think they should stay on
 'over-the-air' networks)
 -Paul Hopfgarten
 -Derry NH >>