Kudos to Blue Mass
The unanimous vote and the Dukakis-McGovern endorsement kind of took the wind out of my sails on this rule change vote. David at Blue Mass has got it all figured out
The rule changes that the party adopted yesterday are all designed to restrict access both to the convention and to the ballot: they reduce the number of delegates, and they make it harder to clear the 15% rule. And it's been reported that these are recommendations of a commission chaired by Mike Dukakis and Jim McGovern.The rest
But according to last year's Phoenix article, the Dukakis-McGovern Commission originally recommended several changes that would expand access to the convention and the ballot.
is kind of shocking. No -- that's not the word I'm looking for -- typical.