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On paper, yes.

It was instructive to follow Bill Wyatt - t-shirt salesman from California - that tried to run against George Bush in the 2004 republican primaries. In most states there was no way for him to enter as the primaries had already been decided by local party leadership in favor of Bush. The motivation tended to be that no primary was necessary as there were no other candidates, since none had been reported in the newspapers.

So there is a vetting, it just looks different.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Jun 6th, 2009 at 05:27:48 AM EST
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