Nevada Is About to Repeat the Iowa Clusterf**k

Reading Time: 2 minutesProtecting Out Vote 2020Yes, they are still counting votes in Iowa, which raises many questions: How did the Democratic caucuses there get so screwed up, whose fault was it, and is Nevada about to go the same route?In this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast we talk to long-time Iowa talk show host Jeff Stein. He has covered 11 Iowa caucuses and has watched their reputation transformed from the epitome of civic participation to something resembling a bad reality cable show. What’s worse, he says, is that the efforts of Tom Perez and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to rewrite caucus rules are responsible for what went wrong.The people of Iowa, once proud of their exercise in participatory democracy, are now angry at seeing their state become the butt of late-night jokes. All because the DNC tried to micromanage their election.It’s a must-listen before this weekend’s Nevada caucus becomes a mirror-image of the Iowa chaos. Click to Download Mp3 Full Text Transcript:As a service to our readers, we provide transcripts with our podcasts. We try to ensure that these transcripts do not include errors. However, due to time constraints, we are not always able to proofread them as closely as we would like. Should you spot any errors, we’d be grateful if you would Coming Soon&; Related front page panorama photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy from and . The post appeared first on .
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Reading Time: 2 minutesProtecting Out Vote 2020

Yes, they are still counting votes in Iowa, which raises many questions: How did the Democratic caucuses there get so screwed up, whose fault was it, and is Nevada about to go the same route?

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