Tuesday, May 6, 2008

A Good Night

Well, it was a better night than I expected. Obama blew Hillary out in North Carolina and kept her under 4 points in Indiana. The race was really over in Feb., of course. But tonight sealed the deal in terms of media narrative and Clintonian spin. Clinton gave what sounded an awful lot like a concession speech tonight. Tone and body language said what her words didn't. Bill and Chelsea looked deflated and shellshocked. Hillary will probably stay in through May, looking for the most gracious way to bow out, probably after winning Kentucky or W. Virginia.

Then we liberals can kiss and make up and look ahead to kicking McCain's ass back to Arizona. Many observers think it'll be difficult to come together. John Cole thinks it'll go a little something like this:

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