Dem Party Chair Changes 2020 Rules 'Midstream' After Saying 'We Can't Change The Rules Midstream' subtitles

>>> WELCOME BACK.>>> WELCOME BACK. TO SOMETHING DIFFERENT, OURTO SOMETHING DIFFERENT, OUR SPECIAL REPORT ON DEVELOPMENTSPECIAL REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT THAT’S COULD SHAPE WHO IS THETHAT’S COULD SHAPE WHO IS THE ULTIMATE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE TOULTIMATE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE TO RUN AGAINST TRUMP.RUN AGAINST TRUMP. HOW MUCH PEOPLE HAVE BEENHOW MUCH PEOPLE HAVE BEEN RUNNING FOR THIS DEMOCRATICRUNNING FOR THIS DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION?PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION? ABOUT 28, IF YOU COUNT THEM ALLABOUT 28, IF YOU COUNT THEM ALL UP.UP. IT DOES FEEL LIKE THE NUMBER OFIT DOES FEEL LIKE THE NUMBER OF CONTENDERS IS FEWER.CONTENDERS IS FEWER. THAT’S BECAUSE EVEN BEFORE THETHAT’S BECAUSE EVEN BEFORE THE FIRST VOTES HAVE STARTED BEINGFIRST VOTES HAVE STARTED BEING CAST, VOTERS OFTEN SEE THE REALCAST, VOTERS OFTEN SEE THE REAL CONTENDER CANDIDATES AS THOSECONTENDER CANDIDATES AS THOSE WHO MAKE THE DEBATE STAGE.WHO MAKE THE DEBATE STAGE. THAT MAKES ESSENTIAL.THAT MAKES ESSENTIAL. IF YOU’RE NOT TOP SEVEN IN LASTIF YOU’RE NOT TOP SEVEN IN LAST BEING’S DEBATE, HOW SERIOUSLYBEING’S DEBATE, HOW SERIOUSLY SHOULD VOTERS TAKE YOU?SHOULD VOTERS TAKE YOU? THAT NUMBER HAS JUST FALLEN TOTHAT NUMBER HAS JUST FALLEN TO SIX SINCE FRIDAY WITH ANDREWSIX SINCE FRIDAY WITH ANDREW YANG DROPPING OUT.YANG DROPPING OUT. EVEN IF YOU’RE PRETTY WELL KNOWNEVEN IF YOU’RE PRETTY WELL KNOWN OR HAVE A LOT OF MONEY, THEOR HAVE A LOT OF MONEY, THE DEBATE STAGE CAN MAKE A BIGDEBATE STAGE CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE.DIFFERENCE. BILLIONAIRE THE ROSS PEROT SAIDBILLIONAIRE THE ROSS PEROT SAID HE DIDN’T THINK IT MADE AHE DIDN’T THINK IT MADE A DIFFERENCE BUT IT MADE ALL THEDIFFERENCE BUT IT MADE ALL THE DIFFERENCE FOR HIS INSURGENTDIFFERENCE FOR HIS INSURGENT CAMPAIGN.CAMPAIGN. >> DO YOU THINK YOU’LL BE>> DO YOU THINK YOU’LL BE INCLUDED IN THE DEBATES?INCLUDED IN THE DEBATES? >> I COULD CARE LESS.>> I COULD CARE LESS. >> WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE IN.>> WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE IN. >> I WOULD LOVE TO OF THE.>> I WOULD LOVE TO OF THE. >> ROSS PEROT HAS BEEN INVITED>> ROSS PEROT HAS BEEN INVITED TO JOIN IN.TO JOIN IN. >> WHY SHOULD YOU BE IN THE>> WHY SHOULD YOU BE IN THE DEBATE IF YOU’RE RUNNING ONLY 5%DEBATE IF YOU’RE RUNNING ONLY 5% OF THE POLLS?OF THE POLLS? >> BECAUSE WE MET ALL THE>> BECAUSE WE MET ALL THE OBJECTIVE CRITERIA OF THE DEBATEOBJECTIVE CRITERIA OF THE DEBATE COMMISSION.COMMISSION. WE WERE IN THE CAMPAIGN LASTWE WERE IN THE CAMPAIGN LAST TIME AND WE WERE INCLUDED IN THETIME AND WE WERE INCLUDED IN THE DEBATES.DEBATES. >> SO WHAT MAKES THE OBJECTIVE>> SO WHAT MAKES THE OBJECTIVE CRITERIA?CRITERIA? IN THE PRIMARIES, THE PARTYIN THE PRIMARIES, THE PARTY DECIDES.DECIDES. SO WHILE DIFFERENT MEDIA OUTLETSSO WHILE DIFFERENT MEDIA OUTLETS ROTATE IN BROADCASTING THESEROTATE IN BROADCASTING THESE DEBATES, IT IS TONIGHTDEBATES, IT IS TONIGHT DEMOCRATIC PARTY THAT SETS THEDEMOCRATIC PARTY THAT SETS THE CRITERIA FOR WHO IS IN THEM.CRITERIA FOR WHO IS IN THEM. THESE CAN BE MAKE OR BREAK.THESE CAN BE MAKE OR BREAK. THIS CYCLE, THE DNC MADE RULES,THIS CYCLE, THE DNC MADE RULES, THE CANDIDATES MUST MEET ATHE CANDIDATES MUST MEET A POLLING THRESHOLD OR DRAWPOLLING THRESHOLD OR DRAW GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING FROMGRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING FROM 65,000 PEOPLE.65,000 PEOPLE. NOW, WHY MAKE THOSE DONATIONS ANOW, WHY MAKE THOSE DONATIONS A REQUIREMENT AT ALL?REQUIREMENT AT ALL? THE DNC CHAIRMAN SAID LAST YEAR,THE DNC CHAIRMAN SAID LAST YEAR, THE REQUIREMENT TESTS CANDIDATESTHE REQUIREMENT TESTS CANDIDATES ON PROVING THEIR NATIONAL APPEALON PROVING THEIR NATIONAL APPEAL AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHOAS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE THE NATIONAL NAMEDON’T HAVE THE NATIONAL NAME I.D. TO GET ON THE DEBATE STAGE.I.D. TO GET ON THE DEBATE STAGE. HE WENT ON, IF YOU WANT TO WINHE WENT ON, IF YOU WANT TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY, YOU HAVE TOTHE PRESIDENCY, YOU HAVE TO CONNECT WITH GRASSROOTS AMERICA.CONNECT WITH GRASSROOTS AMERICA. HERE IS HOW PEREZ PITCHED IT.HERE IS HOW PEREZ PITCHED IT. >> 18 MONTHS OUT FROM AN>> 18 MONTHS OUT FROM AN ELECTION, IF THE ONLY PATH WAYELECTION, IF THE ONLY PATH WAY TO A DEBATE STAGE IS POLLING, WETO A DEBATE STAGE IS POLLING, WE THOUGHT THAT WAS POTENTIALLYTHOUGHT THAT WAS POTENTIALLY UNFAIR.UNFAIR. SO I THINK THE GRASSROOTSSO I THINK THE GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING PATHWAY IS A VERYFUNDRAISING PATHWAY IS A VERY VIABLE PATHWAY.VIABLE PATHWAY. IT IS IMPORTANT TO EMPOWER THEIT IS IMPORTANT TO EMPOWER THE GRASSROOTS.GRASSROOTS. >> ALL RIGHT.>> ALL RIGHT. IT’S NOT LIKE MILLIONAIREIT’S NOT LIKE MILLIONAIRE BUNDLING HERE.BUNDLING HERE. WE KNOW IN THE PAST, CANDIDATESWE KNOW IN THE PAST, CANDIDATES LIKE BARACK OBAMA SHOWED EARLYLIKE BARACK OBAMA SHOWED EARLY ENTHUSIASM THOSE GRASSROOTS.ENTHUSIASM THOSE GRASSROOTS. SOME CANDIDATES DO BETTER THANSOME CANDIDATES DO BETTER THAN OTHERS UNDER THIS YEAR’S RULES.OTHERS UNDER THIS YEAR’S RULES. CORY BOOKER FOUND HIMSELF BOXEDCORY BOOKER FOUND HIMSELF BOXED OUT OF THE DEBATE BECAUSE HEOUT OF THE DEBATE BECAUSE HE COULDN’T MEET ALL THE DNCCOULDN’T MEET ALL THE DNC REQUIREMENTS.REQUIREMENTS. HIS CAMPAIGN ARGUED THOSEHIS CAMPAIGN ARGUED THOSE REQUIREMENTS HAD QUICKENED HIMREQUIREMENTS HAD QUICKENED HIM LEAVING THE RACE.LEAVING THE RACE. HAD THE CHILDREN PUSHED BACK OFHAD THE CHILDREN PUSHED BACK OF THE HE SAID HE WAS A FAN OFTHE HE SAID HE WAS A FAN OF BOOKER BUT THE FANS AREBOOKER BUT THE FANS ARE DISAPPOINTED BOOKER HASN’TDISAPPOINTED BOOKER HASN’T QUALIFIED, THEN WHEN THEYQUALIFIED, THEN WHEN THEY ANXIOUS THE PHONE TO POLLSTERS,ANXIOUS THE PHONE TO POLLSTERS, THEY NEED TO EXPRESS THEIRTHEY NEED TO EXPRESS THEIR PREFERENCE FOR CORY BOOKER.PREFERENCE FOR CORY BOOKER. AND WE KNOW PEOPLE OFTENAND WE KNOW PEOPLE OFTEN COMPLAIN MORE ABOUT THE RUSE ORCOMPLAIN MORE ABOUT THE RUSE OR THE CAUSE ON THE FEED.THE CAUSE ON THE FEED. HERE’S WHY I’M TELLING YOU ALLHERE’S WHY I’M TELLING YOU ALL THIS TONIGHT.THIS TONIGHT. THE STORY TONIGHT IS ABOUTTHE STORY TONIGHT IS ABOUT WHETHER IT IS FAIR FOR THEWHETHER IT IS FAIR FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO CHANGE THEDEMOCRATIC PARTY TO CHANGE THE RULES IN THE MIDDLE?RULES IN THE MIDDLE? BEFORE ANYONE DECIDES WHO THISBEFORE ANYONE DECIDES WHO THIS RULE CHANGE HELPS, WHO IT MIGHTRULE CHANGE HELPS, WHO IT MIGHT HURT.HURT. LET’S ANSWER THE QUESTION.LET’S ANSWER THE QUESTION. NO.NO. IT’S NOT FAIR TO CHANGE THEIT’S NOT FAIR TO CHANGE THE RULES IN THE MIDDLE.RULES IN THE MIDDLE. THAT WOULD BE TRUE IF IT WASTHAT WOULD BE TRUE IF IT WAS GOVERNMENT CHANGING THE VOTINGGOVERNMENT CHANGING THE VOTING LAWS IN THE MIDDLE OR EITHERLAWS IN THE MIDDLE OR EITHER POLITICAL PARTY OR ANY PARTY INPOLITICAL PARTY OR ANY PARTY IN THE MIDDLE OF A PRIMARY.THE MIDDLE OF A PRIMARY. AND I THINK THAT’S OBVIOUSLYAND I THINK THAT’S OBVIOUSLY PRETTY CLEAR FROM A POSITION OFPRETTY CLEAR FROM A POSITION OF FAIRNESS BUT BEFORE YOU GET TOFAIRNESS BUT BEFORE YOU GET TO THE CONCERNS ABOUT IOWA OR THETHE CONCERNS ABOUT IOWA OR THE 2016 PRIMARY OR ANYTHING ELSE.2016 PRIMARY OR ANYTHING ELSE. HERE WE ARE IN THE HEART OF THEHERE WE ARE IN THE HEART OF THE PRIMARY AFTER CAMPAIGNS BUILTPRIMARY AFTER CAMPAIGNS BUILT STRATEGIES, TRYING TO MAKE ITSTRATEGIES, TRYING TO MAKE IT UNDER THE RUSE.UNDER THE RUSE. AND PLENTY OF CANDIDATES HAVEAND PLENTY OF CANDIDATES HAVE DROPPED OUT NOW THAT THEY’VEDROPPED OUT NOW THAT THEY’VE MADE IT TO THE DEBATE STAGE THE.MADE IT TO THE DEBATE STAGE THE. THE NEW RULES SAY CANDIDATESTHE NEW RULES SAY CANDIDATES CANNOT, NOW MAKE THE DEBATECANNOT, NOW MAKE THE DEBATE STAGE BY MEETING THRESHOLDS FORSTAGE BY MEETING THRESHOLDS FOR DELEGATES OR POLLING.DELEGATES OR POLLING. NEW RULES.NEW RULES. MIDDLE OF THE GAME.MIDDLE OF THE GAME. NOW, DEMOCRATS WHO LOVE ONENOW, DEMOCRATS WHO LOVE ONE CANDIDATE MAY ONLY BE INTERESTEDCANDIDATE MAY ONLY BE INTERESTED IN HOW THAT AFFECTS THAT PERSON.IN HOW THAT AFFECTS THAT PERSON. THIS IS STILL POLITICS.THIS IS STILL POLITICS. TEAM SPORT.TEAM SPORT. WHO ARE YOU ROOTING FOR?WHO ARE YOU ROOTING FOR? I’M ALSO TELLING YOU, THIS IS AI’M ALSO TELLING YOU, THIS IS A LARGER DEMOCRACY QUESTION FOR ALARGER DEMOCRACY QUESTION FOR A DEMOCRATIC PARTY WHICH SAYS INDEMOCRATIC PARTY WHICH SAYS IN ITS PLATFORM, AND IT ISITS PLATFORM, AND IT IS CAMPAIGNING THIS YEAR, IT STANDSCAMPAIGNING THIS YEAR, IT STANDS FOR TRANSPARENCY AND VOTINGFOR TRANSPARENCY AND VOTING RIGHTS AND.RIGHTS AND. SO FAR FIVE QUALIFY FOR THE NEXTSO FAR FIVE QUALIFY FOR THE NEXT DEBATE.DEBATE. ONLY THREE HAVE PASSED THEONLY THREE HAVE PASSED THE POLLING REQUIREMENT.POLLING REQUIREMENT. BUT THE DNC IS OPENING THE LANEBUT THE DNC IS OPENING THE LANE FOR A SIXTH CANDIDATE.FOR A SIXTH CANDIDATE. AND HE IS A BIG ONE.AND HE IS A BIG ONE. FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR MIKEFORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR MIKE BLOOMBERG.BLOOMBERG. UNDER THE ORIGINAL RULES, HEUNDER THE ORIGINAL RULES, HE WOULDN’T MAKE THIS DEBATE BUTWOULDN’T MAKE THIS DEBATE BUT NOW CO-MAKE FUTURE DEMOCRATICNOW CO-MAKE FUTURE DEMOCRATIC DEBATES.DEBATES. IT IS EARLY.IT IS EARLY. HE HASN’T YET QUALIFIED BUT HE’SHE HASN’T YET QUALIFIED BUT HE’S CLOSE.CLOSE. HE NEEDS ONE MORE POLL TO PUTHE NEEDS ONE MORE POLL TO PUT HIM AT 10ERS AND THE DNC IS NOWHIM AT 10ERS AND THE DNC IS NOW CATCHING FIRE.CATCHING FIRE. >> SO INSTEAD OF TRYING GET A>> SO INSTEAD OF TRYING GET A MORE DIVERSE GROUP OFMORE DIVERSE GROUP OF CANDIDATES, THEY CHANGED THECANDIDATES, THEY CHANGED THE RULES FOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG.RULES FOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. THAT SEEMS TO ME TO BE WRONG.THAT SEEMS TO ME TO BE WRONG. >> THE DNC HOLDING THEIR OWN PRE>> THE DNC HOLDING THEIR OWN PRE PRIMARY PROCESS DECIDING WHICHPRIMARY PROCESS DECIDING WHICH CANDIDATES THEY WANT VOTERS TOCANDIDATES THEY WANT VOTERS TO HEAR FROM AND THEN CHANGING THEHEAR FROM AND THEN CHANGING THE RULES FOR BILLIONAIRE MICHAELRULES FOR BILLIONAIRE MICHAEL BLOOMBERG TO COME IN AND TAKEBLOOMBERG TO COME IN AND TAKE DEBATE STAGE.DEBATE STAGE. HE’S WORTH $55 BILLION.HE’S WORTH $55 BILLION. I GUESS IF YOU’RE WORTH $55I GUESS IF YOU’RE WORTH $55 BILLION, YOU CAN GET THE RUSEBILLION, YOU CAN GET THE RUSE CHANGED FOR A DEBATE.CHANGED FOR A DEBATE. >> SO HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW.>> SO HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW. THE DNC MADE DEBATE RULES ANDTHE DNC MADE DEBATE RULES AND STOOD BY THEM EVEN AS THEYSTOOD BY THEM EVEN AS THEY HELPED POTENTIALLY ELIMINATEHELPED POTENTIALLY ELIMINATE SOME OF THE TOP DEMOCRATICSOME OF THE TOP DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES.CANDIDATES. U.S. SENATORS.U.S. SENATORS. THE DNC SAID THE RUSE WERE FAIRTHE DNC SAID THE RUSE WERE FAIR BECAUSE THEY TESTED GRASSROOTSBECAUSE THEY TESTED GRASSROOTS SUPPORT.SUPPORT. THEN DNC CHANGED THE RULES MIDTHEN DNC CHANGED THE RULES MID STREAM IN A WAY THAT COULD ONLYSTREAM IN A WAY THAT COULD ONLY ADD ONE PERSON.ADD ONE PERSON. THE DONOR THRESHOLD WASTHE DONOR THRESHOLD WAS APPROPRIATE FOR THE OPENINGAPPROPRIATE FOR THE OPENING STAGES OF THE RACE WHEN THERESTAGES OF THE RACE WHEN THERE WERE NO METRICS AVAILABLEWERE NO METRICS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF POLLING TOOUTSIDE OF POLLING TO DISTINGUISH THOSE HE MAKINGDISTINGUISH THOSE HE MAKING PROGRESS FROM THOSE WHO WEREPROGRESS FROM THOSE WHO WERE NOT.NOT. BUT IF THAT WAS THE WHOLE STORY,BUT IF THAT WAS THE WHOLE STORY, THEY COULD HAVE FACTOR THAT HADTHEY COULD HAVE FACTOR THAT HAD INTO THE ORIGINAL RULES.INTO THE ORIGINAL RULES. IT IS HARD TO SEE WHY POSTGAMEIT IS HARD TO SEE WHY POSTGAME SHOULD COUNT MORE NOW THAN ITSHOULD COUNT MORE NOW THAN IT DID BEFORE.DID BEFORE. I TONIGHT TO BE FAIR.I TONIGHT TO BE FAIR. I’VE HEARD FROM OPERATIVES THATI’VE HEARD FROM OPERATIVES THAT SAYSAY SAY, WE’VE HEARD FROM OTHERSAY, WE’VE HEARD FROM OTHER OPERATIVE WHO’S SAY IF MICHAELOPERATIVE WHO’S SAY IF MICHAEL BLOOMBERG WANTS TO WIN THE PARTYBLOOMBERG WANTS TO WIN THE PARTY NO, MA’AM ADMINISTRATION, HE HASNO, MA’AM ADMINISTRATION, HE HAS TO BE ON THAT DEBATE STAGE TO BETO BE ON THAT DEBATE STAGE TO BE SEEN AS FINALIST FOR IT TO HELPSEEN AS FINALIST FOR IT TO HELP HIM.HIM. EITHER WAY, WE ARE LIVINGEITHER WAY, WE ARE LIVING THROUGH A TIME WHEN OURTHROUGH A TIME WHEN OUR DEMOCRACY IS BEING TESD.DEMOCRACY IS BEING TESD. NO VETTING FOR FAIR KNOW.NO VETTING FOR FAIR KNOW. AS FOR THE DEMOCRATIC CHERYL.AS FOR THE DEMOCRATIC CHERYL. IS IT FAIR?IS IT FAIR? THE IS IT FAIR TO CHANGE THETHE IS IT FAIR TO CHANGE THE RULES MID STREAM SOME JUST ASKRULES MID STREAM SOME JUST ASK TOM.TOM. >> WE MADE THE RUSE.>> WE MADE THE RUSE. THEY’RE VERY TRANSPARENT AND

Dem Party Chair Changes 2020 Rules 'Midstream' After Saying 'We Can't Change The Rules Midstream'

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<text sub="clublinks" start="8.175" dur="1.501">TO SOMETHING DIFFERENT, OUR SPECIAL REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="9.677" dur="1.968">SPECIAL REPORT ON DEVELOPMENT THAT’S COULD SHAPE WHO IS THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="11.679" dur="1.5">THAT’S COULD SHAPE WHO IS THE ULTIMATE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="13.214" dur="1.3">ULTIMATE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE TO RUN AGAINST TRUMP.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="14.549" dur="1">RUN AGAINST TRUMP. HOW MUCH PEOPLE HAVE BEEN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="15.55" dur="1.634">HOW MUCH PEOPLE HAVE BEEN RUNNING FOR THIS DEMOCRATIC</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="17.185" dur="1.9">RUNNING FOR THIS DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION?</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="19.087" dur="2.501">PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATION? ABOUT 28, IF YOU COUNT THEM ALL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="21.589" dur="0.399">ABOUT 28, IF YOU COUNT THEM ALL UP.</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="28.196" dur="2.301">FIRST VOTES HAVE STARTED BEING CAST, VOTERS OFTEN SEE THE REAL</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="33.735" dur="0.899">WHO MAKE THE DEBATE STAGE. THAT MAKES ESSENTIAL.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="34.669" dur="2.535">THAT MAKES ESSENTIAL. IF YOU’RE NOT TOP SEVEN IN LAST</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="41.442" dur="2.468">SHOULD VOTERS TAKE YOU? THAT NUMBER HAS JUST FALLEN TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="43.912" dur="1.8">THAT NUMBER HAS JUST FALLEN TO SIX SINCE FRIDAY WITH ANDREW</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="46.581" dur="2.835">YANG DROPPING OUT. EVEN IF YOU’RE PRETTY WELL KNOWN</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="50.685" dur="2.535">OR HAVE A LOT OF MONEY, THE DEBATE STAGE CAN MAKE A BIG</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="60.862" dur="1.701">DIFFERENCE BUT IT MADE ALL THE DIFFERENCE FOR HIS INSURGENT</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="62.964" dur="1.067">CAMPAIGN. >> DO YOU THINK YOU’LL BE</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="68.737" dur="2.501">>> I COULD CARE LESS. >> WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE IN.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="71.273" dur="1.567">>> WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE IN. >> I WOULD LOVE TO OF THE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="72.841" dur="2.535">>> I WOULD LOVE TO OF THE. >> ROSS PEROT HAS BEEN INVITED</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="76.311" dur="1.434">TO JOIN IN. >> WHY SHOULD YOU BE IN THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="77.746" dur="2.167">>> WHY SHOULD YOU BE IN THE DEBATE IF YOU’RE RUNNING ONLY 5%</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="82.518" dur="2.434">>> BECAUSE WE MET ALL THE OBJECTIVE CRITERIA OF THE DEBATE</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="88.089" dur="0.3">TIME AND WE WERE INCLUDED IN THE DEBATES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="88.423" dur="3.236">DEBATES. >> SO WHAT MAKES THE OBJECTIVE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="91.693" dur="0.333">>> SO WHAT MAKES THE OBJECTIVE CRITERIA?</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="92.06" dur="1.801">CRITERIA? IN THE PRIMARIES, THE PARTY</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="99.868" dur="1.701">DEBATES, IT IS TONIGHT DEMOCRATIC PARTY THAT SETS THE</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="103.338" dur="1.234">CRITERIA FOR WHO IS IN THEM. THESE CAN BE MAKE OR BREAK.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="104.573" dur="4.47">THESE CAN BE MAKE OR BREAK. THIS CYCLE, THE DNC MADE RULES,</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="109.044" dur="2.335">THIS CYCLE, THE DNC MADE RULES, THE CANDIDATES MUST MEET A</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="111.413" dur="1.801">THE CANDIDATES MUST MEET A POLLING THRESHOLD OR DRAW</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="117.486" dur="0.9">NOW, WHY MAKE THOSE DONATIONS A REQUIREMENT AT ALL?</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="118.42" dur="3.503">REQUIREMENT AT ALL? THE DNC CHAIRMAN SAID LAST YEAR,</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="121.957" dur="1.334">THE DNC CHAIRMAN SAID LAST YEAR, THE REQUIREMENT TESTS CANDIDATES</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="123.292" dur="1.567">THE REQUIREMENT TESTS CANDIDATES ON PROVING THEIR NATIONAL APPEAL</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="126.261" dur="1.734">AS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE THE NATIONAL NAME</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="131.032" dur="1.601">I.D. TO GET ON THE DEBATE STAGE. HE WENT ON, IF YOU WANT TO WIN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="132.668" dur="1.734">HE WENT ON, IF YOU WANT TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY, YOU HAVE TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="134.436" dur="1.534">THE PRESIDENCY, YOU HAVE TO CONNECT WITH GRASSROOTS AMERICA.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="136.004" dur="2.202">CONNECT WITH GRASSROOTS AMERICA. HERE IS HOW PEREZ PITCHED IT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="138.24" dur="1.801">HERE IS HOW PEREZ PITCHED IT. >> 18 MONTHS OUT FROM AN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="140.075" dur="2.535">>> 18 MONTHS OUT FROM AN ELECTION, IF THE ONLY PATH WAY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="142.611" dur="3.503">ELECTION, IF THE ONLY PATH WAY TO A DEBATE STAGE IS POLLING, WE</text>
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<text sub="clublinks" start="147.717" dur="0.332">THOUGHT THAT WAS POTENTIALLY UNFAIR.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="148.083" dur="4.637">UNFAIR. SO I THINK THE GRASSROOTS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="152.721" dur="2.568">SO I THINK THE GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING PATHWAY IS A VERY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="155.291" dur="2.635">FUNDRAISING PATHWAY IS A VERY VIABLE PATHWAY.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="157.927" dur="5.771">VIABLE PATHWAY. IT IS IMPORTANT TO EMPOWER THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="163.699" dur="0.399">IT IS IMPORTANT TO EMPOWER THE GRASSROOTS.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="164.099" dur="0.833">GRASSROOTS. >> ALL RIGHT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="164.934" dur="1.6">>> ALL RIGHT. IT’S NOT LIKE MILLIONAIRE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="166.536" dur="0.565">IT’S NOT LIKE MILLIONAIRE BUNDLING HERE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="167.102" dur="1.4">BUNDLING HERE. WE KNOW IN THE PAST, CANDIDATES</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="168.504" dur="3.235">WE KNOW IN THE PAST, CANDIDATES LIKE BARACK OBAMA SHOWED EARLY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="171.741" dur="1.466">LIKE BARACK OBAMA SHOWED EARLY ENTHUSIASM THOSE GRASSROOTS.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="173.209" dur="1.934">ENTHUSIASM THOSE GRASSROOTS. SOME CANDIDATES DO BETTER THAN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="175.178" dur="3.836">SOME CANDIDATES DO BETTER THAN OTHERS UNDER THIS YEAR’S RULES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="179.048" dur="1.467">OTHERS UNDER THIS YEAR’S RULES. CORY BOOKER FOUND HIMSELF BOXED</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="180.516" dur="1.634">CORY BOOKER FOUND HIMSELF BOXED OUT OF THE DEBATE BECAUSE HE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="182.151" dur="1.968">OUT OF THE DEBATE BECAUSE HE COULDN’T MEET ALL THE DNC</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="184.12" dur="0.432">COULDN’T MEET ALL THE DNC REQUIREMENTS.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="184.554" dur="2.801">REQUIREMENTS. HIS CAMPAIGN ARGUED THOSE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="187.389" dur="1.901">HIS CAMPAIGN ARGUED THOSE REQUIREMENTS HAD QUICKENED HIM</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="189.325" dur="1.334">REQUIREMENTS HAD QUICKENED HIM LEAVING THE RACE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="190.66" dur="1.5">LEAVING THE RACE. HAD THE CHILDREN PUSHED BACK OF</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="192.195" dur="1.333">HAD THE CHILDREN PUSHED BACK OF THE HE SAID HE WAS A FAN OF</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="193.562" dur="2.068">THE HE SAID HE WAS A FAN OF BOOKER BUT THE FANS ARE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="195.631" dur="1.3">BOOKER BUT THE FANS ARE DISAPPOINTED BOOKER HASN’T</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="196.933" dur="2.434">DISAPPOINTED BOOKER HASN’T QUALIFIED, THEN WHEN THEY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="199.369" dur="2.601">QUALIFIED, THEN WHEN THEY ANXIOUS THE PHONE TO POLLSTERS,</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="201.971" dur="2.501">ANXIOUS THE PHONE TO POLLSTERS, THEY NEED TO EXPRESS THEIR</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="204.474" dur="1.9">THEY NEED TO EXPRESS THEIR PREFERENCE FOR CORY BOOKER.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="206.408" dur="1.067">PREFERENCE FOR CORY BOOKER. AND WE KNOW PEOPLE OFTEN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="207.477" dur="1.767">AND WE KNOW PEOPLE OFTEN COMPLAIN MORE ABOUT THE RUSE OR</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="209.278" dur="1.501">COMPLAIN MORE ABOUT THE RUSE OR THE CAUSE ON THE FEED.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="210.78" dur="2.802">THE CAUSE ON THE FEED. HERE’S WHY I’M TELLING YOU ALL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="213.583" dur="3.102">HERE’S WHY I’M TELLING YOU ALL THIS TONIGHT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="216.719" dur="1.567">THIS TONIGHT. THE STORY TONIGHT IS ABOUT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="218.288" dur="4.202">THE STORY TONIGHT IS ABOUT WHETHER IT IS FAIR FOR THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="222.492" dur="2.768">WHETHER IT IS FAIR FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO CHANGE THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="225.294" dur="1.401">DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO CHANGE THE RULES IN THE MIDDLE?</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="226.729" dur="1.634">RULES IN THE MIDDLE? BEFORE ANYONE DECIDES WHO THIS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="228.398" dur="2.101">BEFORE ANYONE DECIDES WHO THIS RULE CHANGE HELPS, WHO IT MIGHT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="230.5" dur="0.299">RULE CHANGE HELPS, WHO IT MIGHT HURT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="230.8" dur="1.801">HURT. LET’S ANSWER THE QUESTION.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="232.602" dur="0.266">LET’S ANSWER THE QUESTION. NO.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="232.869" dur="1.534">NO. IT’S NOT FAIR TO CHANGE THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="234.437" dur="0.8">IT’S NOT FAIR TO CHANGE THE RULES IN THE MIDDLE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="235.271" dur="1.501">RULES IN THE MIDDLE. THAT WOULD BE TRUE IF IT WAS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="236.773" dur="1.233">THAT WOULD BE TRUE IF IT WAS GOVERNMENT CHANGING THE VOTING</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="238.041" dur="1.366">GOVERNMENT CHANGING THE VOTING LAWS IN THE MIDDLE OR EITHER</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="239.409" dur="1.3">LAWS IN THE MIDDLE OR EITHER POLITICAL PARTY OR ANY PARTY IN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="240.71" dur="2.768">POLITICAL PARTY OR ANY PARTY IN THE MIDDLE OF A PRIMARY.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="243.513" dur="3.903">THE MIDDLE OF A PRIMARY. AND I THINK THAT’S OBVIOUSLY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="247.45" dur="2.335">AND I THINK THAT’S OBVIOUSLY PRETTY CLEAR FROM A POSITION OF</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="249.819" dur="3.202">PRETTY CLEAR FROM A POSITION OF FAIRNESS BUT BEFORE YOU GET TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="253.022" dur="3.203">FAIRNESS BUT BEFORE YOU GET TO THE CONCERNS ABOUT IOWA OR THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="256.259" dur="2.135">THE CONCERNS ABOUT IOWA OR THE 2016 PRIMARY OR ANYTHING ELSE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="258.428" dur="2.668">2016 PRIMARY OR ANYTHING ELSE. HERE WE ARE IN THE HEART OF THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="261.097" dur="4.938">HERE WE ARE IN THE HEART OF THE PRIMARY AFTER CAMPAIGNS BUILT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="266.069" dur="1.968">PRIMARY AFTER CAMPAIGNS BUILT STRATEGIES, TRYING TO MAKE IT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="268.038" dur="0.9">STRATEGIES, TRYING TO MAKE IT UNDER THE RUSE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="268.939" dur="2.268">UNDER THE RUSE. AND PLENTY OF CANDIDATES HAVE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="271.241" dur="3.803">AND PLENTY OF CANDIDATES HAVE DROPPED OUT NOW THAT THEY’VE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="275.045" dur="3.002">DROPPED OUT NOW THAT THEY’VE MADE IT TO THE DEBATE STAGE THE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="278.081" dur="2.602">MADE IT TO THE DEBATE STAGE THE. THE NEW RULES SAY CANDIDATES</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="280.717" dur="1.501">THE NEW RULES SAY CANDIDATES CANNOT, NOW MAKE THE DEBATE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="282.219" dur="2.201">CANNOT, NOW MAKE THE DEBATE STAGE BY MEETING THRESHOLDS FOR</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="284.421" dur="1.2">STAGE BY MEETING THRESHOLDS FOR DELEGATES OR POLLING.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="285.622" dur="0.8">DELEGATES OR POLLING. NEW RULES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="286.423" dur="1.2">NEW RULES. MIDDLE OF THE GAME.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="287.624" dur="1.801">MIDDLE OF THE GAME. NOW, DEMOCRATS WHO LOVE ONE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="289.426" dur="1.934">NOW, DEMOCRATS WHO LOVE ONE CANDIDATE MAY ONLY BE INTERESTED</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="291.395" dur="1.667">CANDIDATE MAY ONLY BE INTERESTED IN HOW THAT AFFECTS THAT PERSON.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="293.063" dur="1.334">IN HOW THAT AFFECTS THAT PERSON. THIS IS STILL POLITICS.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="294.431" dur="0.533">THIS IS STILL POLITICS. TEAM SPORT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="294.965" dur="1.6">TEAM SPORT. WHO ARE YOU ROOTING FOR?</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="296.567" dur="2.2">WHO ARE YOU ROOTING FOR? I’M ALSO TELLING YOU, THIS IS A</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="298.769" dur="1.2">I’M ALSO TELLING YOU, THIS IS A LARGER DEMOCRACY QUESTION FOR A</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="299.97" dur="1.801">LARGER DEMOCRACY QUESTION FOR A DEMOCRATIC PARTY WHICH SAYS IN</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="301.805" dur="1.835">DEMOCRATIC PARTY WHICH SAYS IN ITS PLATFORM, AND IT IS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="303.674" dur="1.867">ITS PLATFORM, AND IT IS CAMPAIGNING THIS YEAR, IT STANDS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="305.543" dur="4.936">CAMPAIGNING THIS YEAR, IT STANDS FOR TRANSPARENCY AND VOTING</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="310.48" dur="1.501">FOR TRANSPARENCY AND VOTING RIGHTS AND.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="311.982" dur="2.902">RIGHTS AND. SO FAR FIVE QUALIFY FOR THE NEXT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="314.918" dur="0.566">SO FAR FIVE QUALIFY FOR THE NEXT DEBATE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="315.486" dur="5.203">DEBATE. ONLY THREE HAVE PASSED THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="320.691" dur="0.633">ONLY THREE HAVE PASSED THE POLLING REQUIREMENT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="321.358" dur="1.934">POLLING REQUIREMENT. BUT THE DNC IS OPENING THE LANE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="323.293" dur="1.067">BUT THE DNC IS OPENING THE LANE FOR A SIXTH CANDIDATE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="324.361" dur="3.136">FOR A SIXTH CANDIDATE. AND HE IS A BIG ONE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="327.531" dur="2.836">AND HE IS A BIG ONE. FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR MIKE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="330.401" dur="0.366">FORMER NEW YORK GOVERNOR MIKE BLOOMBERG.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="330.768" dur="1.433">BLOOMBERG. UNDER THE ORIGINAL RULES, HE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="332.203" dur="1.3">UNDER THE ORIGINAL RULES, HE WOULDN’T MAKE THIS DEBATE BUT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="333.537" dur="2.402">WOULDN’T MAKE THIS DEBATE BUT NOW CO-MAKE FUTURE DEMOCRATIC</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="335.973" dur="0.333">NOW CO-MAKE FUTURE DEMOCRATIC DEBATES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="336.307" dur="0.799">DEBATES. IT IS EARLY.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="337.141" dur="2.568">IT IS EARLY. HE HASN’T YET QUALIFIED BUT HE’S</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="339.71" dur="0.299">HE HASN’T YET QUALIFIED BUT HE’S CLOSE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="340.01" dur="1.934">CLOSE. HE NEEDS ONE MORE POLL TO PUT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="341.979" dur="9.342">HE NEEDS ONE MORE POLL TO PUT HIM AT 10ERS AND THE DNC IS NOW</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="351.322" dur="1.367">HIM AT 10ERS AND THE DNC IS NOW CATCHING FIRE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="352.69" dur="2.034">CATCHING FIRE. >> SO INSTEAD OF TRYING GET A</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="354.759" dur="1.567">>> SO INSTEAD OF TRYING GET A MORE DIVERSE GROUP OF</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="356.327" dur="2.902">MORE DIVERSE GROUP OF CANDIDATES, THEY CHANGED THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="359.23" dur="1.2">CANDIDATES, THEY CHANGED THE RULES FOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="360.431" dur="1.834">RULES FOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG. THAT SEEMS TO ME TO BE WRONG.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="362.299" dur="3.936">THAT SEEMS TO ME TO BE WRONG. >> THE DNC HOLDING THEIR OWN PRE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="366.237" dur="1.7">>> THE DNC HOLDING THEIR OWN PRE PRIMARY PROCESS DECIDING WHICH</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="367.972" dur="1.066">PRIMARY PROCESS DECIDING WHICH CANDIDATES THEY WANT VOTERS TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="369.04" dur="1.734">CANDIDATES THEY WANT VOTERS TO HEAR FROM AND THEN CHANGING THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="370.808" dur="2.235">HEAR FROM AND THEN CHANGING THE RULES FOR BILLIONAIRE MICHAEL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="373.077" dur="1.501">RULES FOR BILLIONAIRE MICHAEL BLOOMBERG TO COME IN AND TAKE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="374.612" dur="1.734">BLOOMBERG TO COME IN AND TAKE DEBATE STAGE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="376.38" dur="1.501">DEBATE STAGE. HE’S WORTH $55 BILLION.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="377.915" dur="1.834">HE’S WORTH $55 BILLION. I GUESS IF YOU’RE WORTH $55</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="379.75" dur="2.301">I GUESS IF YOU’RE WORTH $55 BILLION, YOU CAN GET THE RUSE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="382.053" dur="1.6">BILLION, YOU CAN GET THE RUSE CHANGED FOR A DEBATE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="383.655" dur="1.3">CHANGED FOR A DEBATE. >> SO HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="384.989" dur="2.936">>> SO HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW. THE DNC MADE DEBATE RULES AND</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="387.959" dur="1.7">THE DNC MADE DEBATE RULES AND STOOD BY THEM EVEN AS THEY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="389.661" dur="2.067">STOOD BY THEM EVEN AS THEY HELPED POTENTIALLY ELIMINATE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="391.729" dur="1.4">HELPED POTENTIALLY ELIMINATE SOME OF THE TOP DEMOCRATIC</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="393.131" dur="0.399">SOME OF THE TOP DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="393.531" dur="0.533">CANDIDATES. U.S. SENATORS.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="394.065" dur="2.468">U.S. SENATORS. THE DNC SAID THE RUSE WERE FAIR</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="396.534" dur="2.134">THE DNC SAID THE RUSE WERE FAIR BECAUSE THEY TESTED GRASSROOTS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="398.703" dur="0.399">BECAUSE THEY TESTED GRASSROOTS SUPPORT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="399.137" dur="2.635">SUPPORT. THEN DNC CHANGED THE RULES MID</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="401.806" dur="4.838">THEN DNC CHANGED THE RULES MID STREAM IN A WAY THAT COULD ONLY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="406.678" dur="2.301">STREAM IN A WAY THAT COULD ONLY ADD ONE PERSON.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="409.014" dur="3.168">ADD ONE PERSON. THE DONOR THRESHOLD WAS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="412.183" dur="0.7">THE DONOR THRESHOLD WAS APPROPRIATE FOR THE OPENING</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="412.884" dur="1.267">APPROPRIATE FOR THE OPENING STAGES OF THE RACE WHEN THERE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="414.185" dur="2.201">STAGES OF THE RACE WHEN THERE WERE NO METRICS AVAILABLE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="416.387" dur="1.801">WERE NO METRICS AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF POLLING TO</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="418.189" dur="1.567">OUTSIDE OF POLLING TO DISTINGUISH THOSE HE MAKING</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="419.757" dur="1.634">DISTINGUISH THOSE HE MAKING PROGRESS FROM THOSE WHO WERE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="421.392" dur="0.299">PROGRESS FROM THOSE WHO WERE NOT.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="421.693" dur="1.967">NOT. BUT IF THAT WAS THE WHOLE STORY,</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="423.662" dur="1.132">BUT IF THAT WAS THE WHOLE STORY, THEY COULD HAVE FACTOR THAT HAD</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="424.796" dur="1.2">THEY COULD HAVE FACTOR THAT HAD INTO THE ORIGINAL RULES.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="426.031" dur="1.934">INTO THE ORIGINAL RULES. IT IS HARD TO SEE WHY POSTGAME</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="427.999" dur="1.701">IT IS HARD TO SEE WHY POSTGAME SHOULD COUNT MORE NOW THAN IT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="429.701" dur="3.002">SHOULD COUNT MORE NOW THAN IT DID BEFORE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="432.737" dur="3.97">DID BEFORE. I TONIGHT TO BE FAIR.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="436.708" dur="5.771">I TONIGHT TO BE FAIR. I’VE HEARD FROM OPERATIVES THAT</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="442.514" dur="0.499">I’VE HEARD FROM OPERATIVES THAT SAY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="443.048" dur="1.133">SAY SAY, WE’VE HEARD FROM OTHER</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="444.215" dur="2.168">SAY, WE’VE HEARD FROM OTHER OPERATIVE WHO’S SAY IF MICHAEL</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="446.384" dur="1.935">OPERATIVE WHO’S SAY IF MICHAEL BLOOMBERG WANTS TO WIN THE PARTY</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="448.353" dur="3.136">BLOOMBERG WANTS TO WIN THE PARTY NO, MA’AM ADMINISTRATION, HE HAS</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="451.523" dur="1.5">NO, MA’AM ADMINISTRATION, HE HAS TO BE ON THAT DEBATE STAGE TO BE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="453.025" dur="5.17">TO BE ON THAT DEBATE STAGE TO BE SEEN AS FINALIST FOR IT TO HELP</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="458.196" dur="0.633">SEEN AS FINALIST FOR IT TO HELP HIM.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="458.83" dur="1.467">HIM. EITHER WAY, WE ARE LIVING</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="460.298" dur="1.935">EITHER WAY, WE ARE LIVING THROUGH A TIME WHEN OUR</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="462.267" dur="1.401">THROUGH A TIME WHEN OUR DEMOCRACY IS BEING TESD.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="463.702" dur="3.135">DEMOCRACY IS BEING TESD. NO VETTING FOR FAIR KNOW.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="466.872" dur="6.338">NO VETTING FOR FAIR KNOW. AS FOR THE DEMOCRATIC CHERYL.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="473.245" dur="3.302">AS FOR THE DEMOCRATIC CHERYL. IS IT FAIR?</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="476.548" dur="1.701">IS IT FAIR? THE IS IT FAIR TO CHANGE THE</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="478.25" dur="6.772">THE IS IT FAIR TO CHANGE THE RULES MID STREAM SOME JUST ASK</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="485.023" dur="0.233">RULES MID STREAM SOME JUST ASK TOM.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="485.29" dur="1.968">TOM. >> WE MADE THE RUSE.</text>
<text sub="clublinks" start="487.259" dur="1.3">>> WE MADE THE RUSE. THEY’RE VERY TRANSPARENT AND</text>