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styersc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-19-08 08:40 PM
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9. Congrats on the delegates.
Edited on Sat Jan-19-08 08:41 PM by styersc
Because the votes of the delegates is so much more important then voters.

After all in 2000 Gore got more votes but Bush got more electoral candidates.

I'm not getting the "new politics" thing.
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  -Congratulations Obama on Your Third Consecutive Delegate Win! Kristi1696  Jan-19-08 08:35 PM   #0 
  - Thanks for getting me back into the ABO column.  goldcanyonaz   Jan-19-08 08:37 PM   #1 
  - Like you ever weren't there.  MH1   Jan-19-08 08:39 PM   #6 
  - I guess that means you're for McCain then?  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 08:51 PM   #20 
  - this is pretty desperate  bidenista   Jan-19-08 08:37 PM   #2 
  - More fantasy. Hit by the BAM! Clueless. nt  chimpymustgo   Jan-19-08 08:39 PM   #5 
  - I think it highlights that we really have a tie between Obama and Clinton right now.  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 08:46 PM   #16 
  - And Sen. Clinton STILL is in the lead with the most delegates, thank you!!! Your candidate does NOT  journalist3072   Jan-19-08 08:38 PM   #3 
  - Though you admit that those superdelegates can switch, right?...n/t  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 08:45 PM   #14 
  - "(and I'm including the superdelegates in this)" Of course you are.  JackORoses   Jan-19-08 09:03 PM   #22 
  - you can hug those delagates at Hills inauguration..while whimpering..Oprah..diebold...  KennedyGuy   Jan-19-08 08:38 PM   #4 
  - Obama tied in NH.  Bleachers7   Jan-19-08 08:39 PM   #7 
  - ABCnews has him one ahead in NH...  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 08:42 PM   #11 
     - That's with super-delegates. It's 9-9 on elected delegates.  Bleachers7   Jan-19-08 08:44 PM   #12 
        - Ah, thanks very much. They haven't added the superdelegates into...  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 08:49 PM   #19 
  - Clinton 237, Obama 135, Edwards 50.  MethuenProgressive   Jan-19-08 08:40 PM   #8 
  - Thanks for the data  Frances   Jan-19-08 08:41 PM   #10 
  - Me too, Frances.  MethuenProgressive   Jan-19-08 08:44 PM   #13 
  - That's still too close for my taste, though....I don't want him nipping at her heels for delegates..  journalist3072   Jan-19-08 08:46 PM   #17 
  - Congrats on the delegates.  styersc   Jan-19-08 08:40 PM   #9 
  - Obama's doing pretty good  zidzi   Jan-19-08 08:45 PM   #15 
  - Yep. I think it's pretty clear that Obama and Hillary are in a dead heat right now.  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 08:48 PM   #18 
  - so basically hillary has won the nomination  madrchsod   Jan-19-08 08:57 PM   #21 
  - Nobody wins a nomination on Superdelegates. You need to do some research.  JackORoses   Jan-19-08 09:03 PM   #23 
     - Wouldn't that be frightening? The death of democracy. Scary. n/t  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 09:05 PM   #24 
     - i`m joking  madrchsod   Jan-19-08 09:09 PM   #26 
  - Spin  jenmarie   Jan-19-08 09:08 PM   #25 
  - Standard procedure  ProSense   Jan-19-08 09:10 PM   #27 
  - you can't project numbers if you think the candidates will change by April 2008  JackORoses   Jan-19-08 09:14 PM   #29 
  - Exactly. The delegates are very unlikely to change their votes from Obama to Clinton.  Kristi1696   Jan-19-08 09:46 PM   #30 
  - Aye, its all BS, just a short-term popularity media event  ShaneGR   Jan-20-08 01:17 AM   #32 
  - This is indeed a day for rejoicing.  dailykoff   Jan-19-08 09:11 PM   #28 
  - Good night and congratulations, all! n/t  Kristi1696   Jan-20-08 01:14 AM   #31 
  - Come Super Tuesday  sunonmars   Jan-20-08 04:04 AM   #33 
 

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