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scheming daemons Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-25-08 12:14 PM
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28. I'll answer each of your points individually... if you'll bother to read....
1. This is not over... yet. After June 3rd, it will be.

2. The math is NOT irrelevant. Yes.. they both need Superdelegates... but Obama only needs 30% of the uncommitted ones, and Clinton needs 70%. There are about 300 uncommitted SDs. Do you REALLY think she will get 210 of them? Be honest.

3. We know Hillary supporters don't care about math. It's because you don't understand it. She needs 7 out of every 10 uncommitted superdelegates to go for her. Since Feb 5th, she is +5 in SDs. Obama is +85. But somehow, you see her getting 210 of the remaining 300. She's the "establishment" candidate. If those SDs haven't gone for her already, most aren't going to. Certainly not 210 out of 300.

4. The longer this plays itself out, the more likely that John McCain wins. Obama supporters, being that we can add and subtract, already know the end result - even if you can't bring yourselves to admit it. The only person served by this continuing now is John McCain. And we, cynically - but accurately - based on her past behavior, know that this is EXACTLY what Hillary wants. Her goal is two-fold now... Either A) force Obama to select her as VP or B) kill his chances against McCain and try again in 2012. Deep down, you know that is what she is doing also.

5. Nothing tells millions of people that their "votes don't count" more than having the SDs overturn what the PDs and popular vote decided over 4 months.

6. You might not be a Republican or a Neo-Con.... but the Republicans and Neo-Cons *ARE* supporting your candidate... openly, I might add. And your candidate is echoing Neo-Con talking points more and more every day. Compare the words coming from Hillary in the final weeks of the PA campaign to the words that typically come out of Joe Lieberman's mouth. They are indistinguishable.

7. On this.... you and I agree.

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