From: Fred McLain <mclain_at_zipcon_dot_net>
Date: Fri Nov 12 2004 - 19:06:08 CST

Frankly I haven't taken the time to read this press release yet. On
this one point I'd say that 'disenfranchised' or even worse,
'disenfranchisement' isn't something that resonates. It sounds like
we're trying to start a Burger King(tm).

How about "didn't vote"?


Keep it simple.

On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 12:22, Joel Harris wrote:
> Alan Dechert wrote:
> Long lines, registration problems, and a multitude of other problems meant
> that countless voters were disenfranchised.
> -------------
> What does this mean? The term "disenfranchised" is jargon (in my opinion, largely meaningless). Why not say something like "...voters were discouraged from voting" or "...votes were not correctly counted" or whatever the real concern is.
> Regards,
> Joel
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