“The Delegates — and the rest of the American people — are the true boss of Americans Elect.” — Americans Elect, “About,” April 2011 “We will never promote any candidate of our own — and the ultimate winner is decided only by the American voters.”
Formal Call for Reversal of Americans Elect Board Of Directors Decision #2, Letting Just 5 People Fund All of Americans Elect
A formal request per Americans Elect Rule 12.2 for Americans Elect to reverse its decision to let just 5 people fully fund an entire privatized corporate presidential nomination system — in secret. Will Americans Elect respond according to its own rules by posting the full statement on its website for delegate support? Watch and see. Will Americans Elect get away with its new system for a Pentarchy? Watch and see.
Americans Elect Political Director Darry Sragow explains why it’s necessary for a corporate board to select the presidential candidates that voters will be allowed to choose between: We have a Board of Directors who help oversee our process, which Professor Hasen correctly points out is
Americans Elect is a private 501c4 corporation with plans to elect its own candidate for President and Vice President of the United States. A leaked solicitation to the well-heeled for funds indicates the scope of its budget and the time frame for its ballot access
New York Times columnists lately have been channeling the George W. Bush of 2001. Michael Kinsley urges us (with tongue only a bit in cheek) to “Show your consumer confidence. One last shopping spree. Buy that coffee maker whether you want one or not.” Thomas
When General Motors is firing all but 22 of its workers, in preparation for being bought out by Jiffy Lube, does it make sense to try to cast beef jerky as the food of the upper crust?
When we suffered, Wall Street told us to pull ourselves up by our bootstraps. Now that it’s having economic problems, Wall Street is asking us to lend it our bootstraps, so that it can pull itself back up.