And none too soon. This torturous phase of the Presidential election has finally come to a close. Or has it? Hillary Clinton is one of those politicians who chooses her words very carefully. She did not concede the primary to Barack Obama. She is not releasing her delegates. She's pressing "pause," and waiting to see if something big blows up in the Obama campaign, that would allow her to step right back in.
This may just be like a pre-nuptial agreement to her: not really hoping to need it, but protecting herself just the same. And I guess that's OK. But if she's counting on something going wrong, hoping for it. . .that would kind of suck.
Clearly, her fans at HillaryClinton.com are in the latter camp. They want Hillary Clinton in 2008 or in 2012. And they don't mind cutting off their noses to spite their faces to get there either. They'll gladly vote for John McCain in the hopes that Hillary will get to run against him in four years. It's almost cultlike in Camp Hillary, delusional and scary. The fact that Clinton allows this on her own site speaks volumes to me.
If she were to say, "Stop this nonsense, right now!" it would go a long way toward fostering party unity.
Clinton suspends campaign, endorses Obama
Hillary Rodham Clinton suspended her pioneering campaign for the presidency on Saturday and summoned supporters to use "our energy, our passion, our strength" to put Barack Obama in the White House.
"I endorse him and throw my full support behind him," said the former first lady, delivering the strong affirmation that her one-time rival and other Democratic leaders hoped to hear after a bruising campaign. . .
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