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Will It Ever End?

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Insert "Hill" or "Boss" Pun Here

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Democracy For MA Special Election Events

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Phil Johnston Should Resign

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Night at the Roxbury


.08 takes on The Man in a story of intrigue, deception, fact-finding, and chutzpah. Also, I get the word "cranks" linked to me -- as if the google search terms in my referral logs weren't weird enough :)
Earlier today, I was in Roxbury at the Democratic Committee Activists Day, sponsored by the state Democrats. Phil Johnston gave the opening remarks praising the Massachusetts Democratic grassroots, as did almost every speaker throughout the day. During lunch, they had time for a few questions and answers and I figured this was as good an opportunity as any to voice my concerns. I managed to stammer out some version of this question:

The party has talked a lot about how important the grassroots are now and how important they will be in 2006. How do you square that with the actions the DSC took this past week in reducing the number of spots for grassroots members from the committees and in tightening the rules for ballot access in the primary?
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