Marc Cooper on the Primaries in NC and IN

From Marc Cooper's blog:

It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

Tuesday night Barack Obama effectively clinched the Democratic nomination -- again. He did it the first time when weeks ago he racked up a dozen primary victories and built his insurmountable delegate lead.

We've spent the last half-dozen weeks or so indulging in a Second Life fantasy that granted Hillary Clinton some sort of real viability.

Marc Cooper on the Primaries in NC and IN
Marc Cooper on the Primaries in NC and IN

That game ended tonight in North Carolina and Indiana. Obama has won a smashing victory in North Carolina and, as we write, will finish close behind in Indiana. When all the votes are tallied, Obama will finish the evening with a net gain in pledged delegates i.e. he will increase his lead as front-runner. Whatever remote, if not impossible, shot Clinton had of snatching away the nomination went up in smoke tonight when she failed to win NC and failed to stage a blow-out in Indiana.

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And in an interesting bit of left-wing / right-wing group-think:

Marc Cooper on the Primaries in NC and IN
Marc Cooper on the Primaries in NC and IN

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