The fighting words from the NH crowd are simply short sighted. It’s almost as if they are taking it personally. They shouldn’t.
After all, NH is mostly white and conservative (even the democrats) so why should they get first shot at picking the democratic presidential candidate? I’ve always felt that the NH primary played into the republican’s hands.
NH picks a relative conservative democrat (as does Iowa) then the republicans stomp all over him by keeping him on the defensive (to see what I mean keep reading).
Instead, let some other states in on the game, perhaps they will pick a more progressive candidate. That candidate can ask questions like “Mr Republican, What’s wrong with universal health care? Don’t you want everyone to have health care? How could you be against everyone having healthcare?”
Whereas a Conservative dem would never ask the questions and never put the rethug on the defensive…