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Why Neither Obama or Clinton will win

By David Herman  

Neither Obama or Clinton will win this year’s presidential election. If either do it would be the greatest shock in US politics since the war.

There has never been a black president, there has never been a woman president but the chances are that sooner or later both will happen. What is less likely, much less likely, for the foreseeable future, is that America will elect a northern liberal.

Look at the record. Since 1945, six Democrats have been elected President. Clinton (1992, 1996) was from Arkansas, Carter (1976) was from Georgia, Johnson (1964) was from Texas) and…

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