Cry me a river; build me a bridge, and get-over-it.
Over the course of the past 16 months, Democrats have been anxiously waiting for their presidential nominee. Yesterday, the epic battle came to a close as Barack Obama delivered a 30 minute speech that claimed his victory of the nomination. Mathematically, this is correct. It takes 2,118 delegates to “clinch” the nomination at the convention, and Obama has 2,144 by the latest AP count.
Still, Hillary has made no indication of withdrawing from the race. With the primary season over and the curtain lifted on the stage of the national election, the last thing people want is another Bush v. Gore standoff when what’s on everyone’s mind is the soaring costs of gasoline, mortgage foreclosures and the Iraq War.