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Hillary, where's your flag pin?Posted Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at 10:06 PM
Well, it's almost 10 p.m. and I'm listening to Hillary's victory(?) speech. I understand hanging in there because you owe it to your supporters, but what about what the damage this does to your party?
Hillary, who was not wearing her flag pin this evening (I couldn't resist), is right now giving a speech that from one sentence to the next changes from a victory speech to a concession it seems.
She's spending a lot of time speaking in the past tense and her speech clearly lacks the energy that Obama's had two hours ago.
Obama's victory speech tonight was clearly a move to the next step into the general election.
He took more jabs at McCain and made several kind comments about Hillary in an apparent effort to heal the party's wounds caused by this primary season.
My gut tells me that over the course of the next week, we'll see more and more super delegates begin to come out and endorse Obama in an attempt to wrap up the nomination and begin the chase for November.
While technically tonight's win was not a knockout blow to the Clintons, it was about as close as you can get.
I don't think we will be seeing her bow out just yet, but I do see the day coming.
While mathematically a victory is still possible, the odds are about as bad as my chances of winning the Powerball.
What do you guys think?
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