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Old 09-24-2008, 11:36 AM
Koxinga Koxinga is offline
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Say that Bill Clinton or Arnie started a massively popular drive to the presidency

Inspired by this ersatz news piece:

What would/might happen if some constitutionally ineligible person started a massively popular drive for the Presidency? E.g., if Bill Clinton really had said "screw it, I'm running" for an unconstitutional third term, how far could he get in the process if he enjoyed massive popular support? Up to the party convention? Election day? Meeting of the electors? Inauguration day?

How could he be stopped, and who would do the stopping?

(ETA: or imagine der Governator in a similar scenario, ineligible as a non-native-born citizen.)

Last edited by Koxinga; 09-24-2008 at 11:37 AM.


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