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

Mark in CA Wrote: Sep 08, 2012 6:23 PM
This is Villaraigosa's final term as Mayor so he is seeking to establsih himself as a national player in the DNC. His primary talent is his ability to get face time at photo opps. Hopefully the City of Los Angeles will vote for a competent person with integrity as their next mayor, though I doubt they will.

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...