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Advantage Obama

By Stephen Boyle  

Despite the odd hiccup, barring a total collapse of the Obama campaign, one stark truth faces Hillary Clinton’s bid for the Democratic nomination; she cannot hope to overtake Obama’s lead in the number of pledged delegates. Even with her stunning victories last Tuesday, she is unlikely to have dented Obama’s delegate lead by more than a handful. The Clinton campaign quietly acknowledges this inconvenient truth, but is proceeding on the basis of some key assumptions which they believe will make an overwhelming case for the party hierarchy to disregard Obama’s delegate count lead and nominate her instead.

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