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Tue Jun 7, 2016, 11:56 AM

 

Clinton’s Historic Moment Tempered by Sanders, Who Won’t Go Away

Hillary Clinton stands on the cusp of history as the first woman to be the presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party, after a drawn-out campaign against Bernie Sanders that exposed her vulnerabilities as a candidate as well as divisions among Democrats.

With Democrats in six states still to make their choices on Tuesday, the Associated Press said that its count shows Clinton had secured the number of pledged delegates and superdelegates required to claim the Democratic nomination. The sudden conclusion of a contest that ran longer than Clinton—or anyone else—anticipated when she started her run will put new pressure on Sanders to end his insurgent campaign. It also puts a burden on Clinton to find a way to unify her party after a sometimes bitter fight.

Clinton signaled she wouldn't declare outright victory before voters cast ballots and caucused in California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, and South Dakota, though her campaign used the AP designation moments after it was released to solicit campaign donations.

“According to the news we are on the brink of an historic, historic, unprecedented moment,” Clinton said Monday at a rally in Long Beach, California. “But we still have work to do, don't we? We have six elections tomorrow and we’re going to fight hard for every single vote, especially right here in California.”

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http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-06-07/clinton-s-new-task-after-clinching-democratic-nomination-is-unifying-party

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Purveyor Jun 2016 OP
DCBob Jun 2016 #1
Skink Jun 2016 #2
morningfog Jun 2016 #3
geek tragedy Jun 2016 #4
longship Jun 2016 #5

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 7, 2016, 11:58 AM

1. Yeah.. its something like this..

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Response to DCBob (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:05 PM

2. I'm not coming to one of your parties

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:05 PM

3. Nonsense. Bernie's made her win that much more impressive.

 

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:06 PM

4. Eh, this is more impressive of a win than an uncontested win.

 

Bernie made her earn it.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Tue Jun 7, 2016, 12:26 PM

5. This is very simple. One does not celebrate until one actually wins.

It is really, really bad form to do so, which is why (unlike her childish, infantile DU supporters) Hillary has not announced victory.

She's much more adult about it, and respects the process, than the children who post in the DU GD.P toxic waste dump.

I am a Bernie supporter and I will support and vote for the Democratic nominee, as will undoubtedly Bernie. But god save us all from Hillary "Call it, Skinner" assholes.

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