17 December 2017

Everyone has an opinion about what’s going on in the world. This is mine.

Pennsylvania keeps Hillary Clinton in the Race

The Primary in Pennsylvania has not decided the Democratic nomination. It goes on to Indiana and North Carolina on May 6. This is not really a surprise. An Obama victory may have clinched him the nomination, but he is not strong in Pennsylvania and could not use his momentum to overcome his deficit there. He may win in Indiana (a win in North Carolina is almost certain). The chances, though, that Hillary Clinton will then drop out are slim. It is going to go to the wire.

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Solution to the Democratic Nomination fom Mario Cuomo

The comments of the former New York Governor back up my thoughts that I expressed in my last post. I’d like to highlight some excerpts of the Article from the Boston Globe here.

…because the primaries will have extended over such a long period, some voters will have changed their preference by the convention in August. Other entanglements also threaten the possibility of a selection at the convention that would be supported by both constituencies of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Continue Reading »

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Bickering over the Nomination Hurting the Democrats

The intense battle for the Democratic nomination will at best leave behind a lot of ugly scar tissue. It may, however, very likely cost the Democratic candidate the election.

Back in February I warned in my post that a fight to the end will hurt the Democrats. Now this is starting to manifest itself. A recent Gallup poll shows that 20 to 30 percent of voters will turn to McCain if their candidate does not win. [1]. Continue Reading »

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Fight to the End and the Consequences

If the Democratic nomination processes is fought until the end it may seriously damage the Democratic chances of winning the general election. We are taught not to give up, to fight to the end , to not loose hope. That depends, however, what you are fighting for.

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