Updated on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 9:42AM by Kay B. Day, Editor
The Republican Party, just like the Democrats’ organization, has its power brokers. Those brokers succeeded in cranking up the primary season to begin on the irrational date of January 3, 2012. In the aftermath of the holidays, most of us will be trying to get our heads straight after family trips, gatherings and post-decoration syndrome. Some people will still be traveling because New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday in 2012.
Florida started the early primary push when a government-selected committee bumped the date ahead.