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TexasSissy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-03 03:38 PM
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57. Clinton won't endorse BEFORE the voters have spoken.
IMO, that's one reason Clinton is considered an excellent politician. He wouldn't risk getting egg on his face by endorsing a candidate before he knows who the voters want. He has said, I believe, that he'll let the voters decide who the nominee will be. Also, that way, he doesn't "hurt" the Dem. Party, which has been very good to him over the years, and to which he is devoted above all things in politics.

He will endorse whoever it becomes clear will be the next nominee.

So no one can justifiably say that he will "split" a party. If splitting is done, it is done by someone who jumps the gun and decides to "tell" the voters who to vote for. Clinton wouldn't do that...it's not in his or the Party's best interests. And it's not the best way to win the 2004 election.

If it becomes clear in a few months that voters want Dean, then Clinton will no doubt endorse Dean, IF Clinton thinks Dean has a chance of beating Bush. If it becomes clear in a few months that the voters want someone else, then that is who Clinton will no doubt endorse, IF Clinton thinks that candidate can beat Bush. Simple as that.
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