"Virginia Requires GOP Voters to take 'Loyalty Oath'"

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  1. ktn4eg

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    My view is that this is clearly unconstitutional. A much better approach would be to only allow registered Republicans or Independents to vote in the Republican primary.
     
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    Since this is a political party matter I don't see where the U.S. constitution would be relevant.

    Besides, since we have a secret ballot in the general election a "loyalty oath" is unenforceable.
     
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    Means nothing, unenforceable, and a pretty stupid stunt.
     
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    All this may do is make liars out of many Virginians.
     
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    That's what's stupid about it. I would not expect that kind of thing from the GOP.
     
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    With electronic voting this is absolutely enforceable but I don't think anyone would want it to be.
     
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    Another good reason why this country needs a viable third party with a chance to win.
     
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    This political ad is not brought to you by the Virginia GOP.
     
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    Thanks, poncho. :applause: I am a huge ABBA fan. Someone ought to do one based on another song from the same album, "Eagle".
     
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    This is NOT a political party matter. It attempts to force someone to vote for a Presidential candidate based on another factor. I don't believe it's constitutional to not allow freedom of choice in voting for President. The party needs to get its act together in determining who can choose their candidate and by what means but requiring someone to vote for their nominee for President is NOT the way to do it.
     
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    There is a simple solution - don't participate in party's primary that requires such nonsense. That should get their attention.
     
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    Right. Vote democratic.
     

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