17 October 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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After Super Tuesday the Question of Vice President Gains Importance

Even though Super Tuesday did not determine who will be the presidential candidates for the major parties, the question of who will be vice president is becoming more important. The Republican race has consolidated. It is not so much that Mike Huckabee will drop out, but the fact that he may be the leading vice presidential candidate. He can give McCain the missing conservative support he needs to win. Although both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are both very strong, their vice presidential candidate will play a significant role in winning the general election. Continue Reading »

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Hillary lost focus and lost South Carolina

Hillary’s veered off course and is in danger of losing the nomination process. Her aggressive attacks on her opponent Barack Obama, which I’m sure she hoped would boost her, backfired. Of course there are other factors that led to Barack’s win in SC, but her sniping certainly repelled many potential supporters.

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