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This morning, one of the very first stories I saw was one alleging a huge divide at the Democratic National Convention. According to the blaring headlines, Hillary Clinton's supporters are still balking at a Barack Obama candidacy, and ready for some kind of fight.
While I'll admit to having a gnawing fear in the back of my mind at some kind of surprise coup, I've thought for some time that the fear was overblown. And-if the voices I heard from the convention floor via radio are any indication--the story was overblown in the media this morning. Sure, there are PUMAs out there (some undoubtedly not Democrats anyway, and possibly even Rush Limbaugh kool aid drinkers), but I just don't think they're as big a force as they've been made out to be. I guess we'll all get to see soon enough how it will all play out.
Clinton asks her delegates to back Obama for the country's sake
Hillary Clinton made an impassioned appeal Monday for supporters to put aside disappointment over her failed presidential bid and unite behind Barack Obama, a move aimed at avoiding lasting divisions that could damage both the Democratic nominee and the New York senator's own political future. . .
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