Bad Historical Analogies, Superdelegate Edition

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David Weigel describes the interminable quest to reform the Democratic Party’s superdelegate rules:

The years-long reform process, longer than America’s involvement in World War I, burned out many of the critics.

America was only involved in WWI for 19 months. I guess Democrats burn out pretty easily.

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