Today's the day of the next big contest. And it all goes down in Michigan...which seems to be having bad weather today. From 'round the Wolverine State:
Yet another example of Hillary's supporters using the race angle against Obama...but this time, it's a black guy doing her dirty work. From Dick Morris:
Hillary Clinton, who had told Tim Russert on "Meet the Press" earlier on Sunday morning that if someone on her staff engaged in personal attacks against Barack Obama that person "would be gone," failed to take action or to distance herself from the founder of BET when he launched such an attack.
Karl Rove gives his take on Hillary's big come from behind win in New Hampshire in today's Wall Street Journal. His basic premise? That Hillary's winning the beer drinkers and Obama's winning the wine drinkers, and "there are more beer drinkers than wine swillers in the Democratic Party". read more »
Well, the votes have been counted and one of the best things is that none of us will have to hear about New Hampshire for at least another four years. I mean, really. The other thing is that conventional wisdom and, to a great degree, polling was thoroughly discredited last night.
Jay Cost makes a very important point at RCP today...something I've said but not set out nearly so well...that being that Hillary, despite Obamamania, still has a good shot at the Democrat nomination. How? One word. Delegates. It's all about winning a majority of delegates to your convention, (in the Dems case a little over 2,000). read more »
Although the press has been too busy with what's going on in New Hampshire to give this much play, Romney won the Wyoming GOP caucus yesterday and, for the time being, is in first place in the delegate count.
From the AP:
CASPER, Wyo. - Mitt Romney captured his first win of the Republican presidential race, gaining most of Wyoming's delegates at stake in GOP caucuses on Saturday.
Well, I've said it before. It was just a matter of how soon it would happen. And with Obama's big win over Hillary (and her 3rd place finish) in Iowa, it's starting a little sooner. The Clintons are about to go nuclear on Obama. Don't believe me? Is Bubba's word good enough. Check out the following from the Chicago Tribune: read more »