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Letter: Why do Democrats have superdelegates?

Why do Democrats have superdelegates?

Whenever I hear the words democratic and democracy, I think equality, fairness, one person, one vote. I find it ironic that the Democratic Party has something called superdelegates. Who are these people? How are they chosen? Is it a birthright, or are they anointed by some party deity?

It makes me think of George Orwell’s “Animal Farm,” where all animals are created equal, but some animals are more equal than others.

Charles F. McMahon

Buffalo