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Villaraigosa on God, Jerusalem Vote: I Definitely Heard a 2/3 Majority

justjules Wrote: Sep 09, 2012 10:14 PM
Sorry, "when the screen comes up."
annfan_777 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 4:49 AM
God and the reference to Jerusalem were taken OUT initially, on purpose.

You can't spin that away.

Was Villaraigosa living in an alternate universe at the DNC, too?  When the Democrats held a voice vote to modify the platform, undoing the omission of God and Jerusalem, chaos among the delegates ensued. It was clear to anyone watching that a 2/3 majority was not reached, even after three votes were held. After the first vote the chairman began to say,  “In the opinion of the…” then he realized ‘hey, wait a minute, that wasn’t a majority’ and proceeded to finish his sentence, “let me do that again.” He did. The same thing happened and he just...