CNN sets out the rules for its next presidential debate.
A person must receive an average of at least 2.00 percent in at least three national polls released between September 1st and October 16th that were conducted by the following organization: ABC, AP, Bloomberg, CBS, CNN, FOX, Gallup, Los Angeles Times, Marist, McClatchy, NBC, Newsweek, Pew, Quinnipiac, Reuters, USA Today and Time.
And the network releases its new, post-Fox News debate poll:
Not even on the list, and thus not able to prove that they can hit 2 percent: Gary Johnson or Buddy Roemer.
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Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.