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Guaranteed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-22-08 08:48 PM
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Because she's so far behind, Clinton needed 10%+.
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There's a reason she needed a large win, and it is that she needs to make up a lot of ground to take the nomination.

With this 6-8% win, she did not show that she can do that. She will not make up the difference at this rate or any rate that she has previously shown.

In the meantime, old man McCain sits back and watches the Dems increase each others negatives and waste money.

Yes, Clinton, the race is over, and it's time to face that.
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  -Because she's so far behind, Clinton needed 10%+. BullGooseLoony  Apr-22-08 08:48 PM   #0 
  - She needed 30%, in every state.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-22-08 08:49 PM   #1 
  - yes  bambino   Apr-22-08 08:58 PM   #10 
  - Only if you are talking about facts as they are in the real world, which isn't a metric Clinton or  LeviathanCrumbling   Apr-22-08 09:08 PM   #24 
  - She NEEDED 65% or greater, less than 10 is the final nail.  Milo_Bloom   Apr-22-08 08:49 PM   #2 
  - Yes, the 10% was generous. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-22-08 08:50 PM   #3 
  - But it's also unlikely  bigwillq   Apr-22-08 08:51 PM   #4 
  - But she's not going to win. All this "I'm not dead yet" stuff just  BullGooseLoony   Apr-22-08 08:52 PM   #5 
  - Is Obama going to get 2, 025?  bigwillq   Apr-22-08 08:57 PM   #8 
     - Yes, Pretty easily  Gore1FL   Apr-22-08 09:03 PM   #20 
        - Yeah, it's just not going to happen. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-22-08 09:20 PM   #28 
  - Somebody's going to reach the magic number.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-22-08 08:59 PM   #14 
  - Then we will have a winner!  bigwillq   Apr-22-08 09:09 PM   #25 
  - Wrong analogy. In the end she's on the same friggin team!  swishyfeet   Apr-22-08 09:09 PM   #26 
  - so, as a former athlete,  beezlebum   Apr-22-08 09:27 PM   #29 
  - actually, athelets should show some pride and integrity  mkultra   Apr-22-08 09:42 PM   #31 
  - I think she needs +13 or higher.  FLDem5   Apr-22-08 08:53 PM   #6 
  - She needed +30 or higher  TheDoorbellRang   Apr-22-08 08:59 PM   #11 
  - She needs a win by 60% or more on this and remaining states. This was her first failure..  Bensthename   Apr-22-08 08:57 PM   #7 
  - She needs to quit. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-22-08 08:57 PM   #9 
  - this was her first failure of her 'clinging on to dear life'  bambino   Apr-22-08 08:59 PM   #12 
  - She needed SIX ZILLION PERCENT, didn't you know that?  Hoof Hearted   Apr-22-08 08:59 PM   #13 
  - She needs an average of 30% for each primary remaining, including tonight. Unless, that is,  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 09:01 PM   #16 
     - The pledged delegate game has been over for weeks.  tritsofme   Apr-22-08 09:03 PM   #19 
        - Over? Then why are they still holding primaries?  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 09:05 PM   #23 
           - Pledged delegates aren't the only metric that can be measured from primaries.  tritsofme   Apr-22-08 09:10 PM   #27 
              - You mean, the voters don't have to be listened to. nt  BullGooseLoony   Apr-22-08 09:39 PM   #30 
  - No. She needed 30%.  Occam Bandage   Apr-22-08 09:00 PM   #15 
  - She'll pick up under ten delegates, if that.  TexasObserver   Apr-22-08 09:02 PM   #17 
  - Well, Obama takes the biggest city.  aquart   Apr-22-08 09:02 PM   #18 
  - Exactly, but interestingly it is not being reported this way.  wisteria   Apr-22-08 09:04 PM   #21 
  - Jeeze o Pete ...give it up. Even if Hillarat got 100% of PA she would still be behind.  L0oniX   Apr-22-08 09:05 PM   #22 
 

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