Maybe Democrats allow this format for a few debates, and then adopt the GOP's 2016 approach, in which the leading candidates all got on the main stage, and the lesser candidates got a lesser chance in the "kiddie table
Now, Maine does not have a strong Castle Doctrine, but is that a good enough reason to keep us at the so-called "kiddie table
" of Second Amendment-friendly states?
If you happened to have turned on any of the Republican "kiddie table
" debates this season, he would have wanted you to know him as the former governor of New York, whose experience included being in office during 9/11. But after roughly six months of campaigning into a void, Pataki called it quits Tuesday, having (http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/29/politics/george-pataki-campaign/) failed to reach even 1 percent in the latest CNN/ORC poll and get his message out amid the media's daily Donald Trump safari.
"You have made it possible for us to sit not at the kiddie table
, but at the table for everyone," said Catherine Torraville,' a youth member of the Council of General Synod (CoGS), during a farewell dinner to the primate at a CoGS' meeting in March.
The Casey run was plotted not long after the 2004 election, when polls convinced Washingtonians that "moral values issues"--abortion, gay marriage--were keeping the Democrats at the kiddie table
even as the governing GOP stumbled from blunder to blunder.
Prim and proper 9-year-old Anna (Nina Kervel) smugly demonstrates her ability to cut a piece of fruit just-so with a knife and fork at the kiddie table
at a wedding.
"We want more than a place at the kiddie table
. We want our voices to be heard," he said, noting that gays were not offered a speaking role at the event.
She explains: "It's just a little chair that came from a kiddie table
and chairs set that faces a corner.