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  •  That power base will evaporate. She has a core (1+ / 0-)
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    Anthony Segredo

    support but most of her delegates will abandon her given the chance. Did you hear Mr. Meeks say how he has always been an admirer of Obama? Many of her people are political professionals. Obama now controls the patronage machine. It is reality we all need to pay the rent.

    As for her true core of supporters, they really are a disappointed lot. But a show of strength and resolve is just as effective as currying  favor with them. Again its just political reality. People tend to flock to the  winner.

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    by organicdemocrat on Tue Jun 03, 2008 at 08:35:25 PM PDT

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    •  She's already lost three tonight (2+ / 0-)
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      Anthony Segredo, askew

      and the hints Boxer was dropping about not being a party to a floor fight at the convention may signal that she's going to join the Unity Parade. And the more supers that jump from her to Obama without reprisals, the rest will feel safe in following suit except for a few hardliners like Stephanie Tubbs-Jones and some others.

      "Old soldiers never die -- they get young soldiers killed." -- Bill Maher

      by Cali Scribe on Tue Jun 03, 2008 at 08:40:28 PM PDT

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