Platform change: Mistake, oversight or planned modification?
Under fire from critics, DNC reversed course
- Duration 4:54
- Date Sep 10, 2012
Under fire from critics, DNC reversed course
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Neighbors say I.
All those delegates opposed say no.
In the opinion of the -- two thirds of voted in the affirmative the motion is adopted.
And the platform has been amended is shown on the screen.
Had -- says under god I will not take god out of enable our platform.
How about -- -- -- -- -- and I want to take god out of my heart.
I don't think anybody in the country thinks that the Democrats got two thirds voice vote.
I pity for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
For having to call it as a two thirds vote that they needed to amend their platform.
So is all forgiven now that died and Jerusalem -- back into the democratic platform continuing with Kellyanne Conway a Romney surrogate.
And not my friend the actor author and activist Charles -- -- killing and will will they be forgiven as just you know who it was just the platform committee run amok it.
It does not just the platform committee.
There was only one reference to -- left in the entire platform can you tally -- how many times abortion is mentioned in their gay marriage -- -- they're just success at these issues.
That aren't in the top five in anybody's polling for anybody what I let me take it could put weight on the issue that got her -- let's let's something -- -- outside of where it got really wasn't a platform.
It was in a freeze it appeared in 2008 when Obama won with a much more handy margin -- where he is right now so maybe he should find god he getting his platform.
It said god given potential that everybody has the right to work hard according to their quote god given potential it wasn't even got by himself it was hyphenated god given potential.
And they ripped out that I have -- they're just left potentially but you know I.
Agree that it was a dumb move and look how they paid in terms of the embarrassment but I what is.
Very critical of the Republicans for putting such -- harsh abortion plank in there platform.
No abortion never no matter why not insist not -- Not the life of the mother.
A gay marriage amendment to the federal constitution do we really need that.
Immigration my goodness they could not have been -- and -- more draconian -- welcome into which airline I just thought that they Erica -- they didn't have to if you wanna be abroad.
Based party with.
Broad appeal they already had the people against gay marriage that people against abortion the people against immigration they were already gonna vote GOP if you -- -- vote.
For the middle of the militant middle why you have those social issues so this.
That's that's playing that worship -- is always in the same I think the real question is -- and by the way that's because many Republicans believe in god and actually believe life begins at conception and natural that.
That's the irony here he -- extreme position.
Apart from -- extra extracting got out of the entire platform -- extreme position and either platform also.
If the abortion anyone anytime anywhere I mean really for sex selection purposes.
Really in late term partial birth for -- with the health of the mother is not in jeopardy.
I mean we're always one of us -- vulnerable on.
A -- that but that's the democratic position that is their official position on abortion abortion anytime anywhere -- it doesn't say that in the -- Rather it says that we unequivocally.
Support the right -- one to choose what to do throughout her pregnancy that would include the eighth and ninth month got -- -- -- -- actually tell the truth to someone.
So offended by the way that's a Barack Obama position as a state senator Charles sitting here -- against.
-- among the Florida organization -- multi Howell says that provides housing for unwed mothers who wanna have their children radio.
I don't believe in abortion but I do believe in the right to choose so I don't know what that makes them also on the border.
You jail I'm covered with everybody -- area.
You -- look they -- says send your is that next next Saturday I think is god.
Is gonna be early guess god real via Russia China Iran well god really there really isn't about you -- how to get the big guys.
And I'm glad that you and I we're looking at the -- -- -- -- -- for having your audience that the Democrats should god played a role in the public life.
I don't believe so I mean that I just have my personal -- is is I've set lateral watch and they have this.
I believe women should have the right to choose but I personally would not -- gays to marry.
I think -- -- married we just had a gay divorce the minute to people live together there will be a divorce.
How about the fact that archbishop Dolan gave me -- benediction -- RadioShack and its exactly have a good for him he's a bigger man and he's -- and then by the way Bill Clinton never mention these issues and fin 48 minutes.
Never talked about the issue he talked about our New York George.