Tuesday, June 3, 2008

AP: Obama Clinches Nomination

According to the AP tally, Sen. Obama has clinched the necessary 2,118 delegates needed to secure the Democratic nomination.

Sen. Obama has rolled out nearly 20 superdelegates in the 24 hours leading up to the South Dakota and Montana primaries. The Obama campaign hopes to announce after tonight's results that they have officially clinched the nomination.

Earlier in the day, reports surfaces that Sen. Clinton would be conceding the nomination tonight, but campaign chairman Terry McAulliffe quickly debunked the reports. McAulliffe did not go as far as to assert Sen. Clinton would not drop out on Wednesday.

This blogger's prediction: Sen. Clinton stages a massive rally in upstate New York on Wednesday declaring a glorious campaign in which the Democrats went through all 50 states, multiple territories, had much greater turnout than the Republicans, are stronger than ever and ready for November.

Perhaps it is naive of me to assume she could be so realistic/gracious/selfless.