The “Leader of the Free World,” the Commander in Chief, the “Most Important Man (so far) on Earth”: is that all there is to being President?
And what happened in Colorado that’s got everyone, especially Donald Trump, so angry? It’s time to take a deeper look at the “democratic” process by which we choose candidates for the presidential election.
Mentioned in the Episode
The Gist w/ Mike Pesca – Episode #473 – Good discussion of delegates vs. states / Language warning
Common Sense w/ Dan Carlin – Episode #304 “Speed Dating for Delegates” – Great explanation of Colorado’s shenanigans
Denver Post – “Colorado Republicans cancel presidential vote at 2016 caucus” (Posted: August 25, 2015/Updated April 11, 2016)
ISideWith.com – A decent survey of your political leanings, comparing your leanings with with those of presidential candidates and political parties
The Hill – “GOP official: The party chooses the nominee, not the voters” (Posted: March 16, 2016)
Real Clear Politics – “Former CO GOP Chair: Message We’re Sending Is ‘Your Vote Doesn’t Matter And Your Voice Doesn’t Count'” (Posted: April 11, 2016)