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  •  Oh snap, and so true (0+ / 0-)

    the delegate strategy was sheer brilliance. No one saw it coming. It was... fun to watch. I caught on pretty early that they'd really done the math (thanks Nate Silver!)... after that, I sort of sat back and smiled. Like the best chess game of all time.

    Maybe that's part of why some people still think he's playing 11-D Chess. Because the delegate strategy was, more or less.

    Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice. - MLK

    by mahakali overdrive on Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 06:26:03 PM PST

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    •  I was part of the California campaign (1+ / 0-)
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      and early on I realized that if we just prevented Hillary from having a blow-out here, that the math would favor him from then on. Her campaign was predicated on ending it on Super Tuesday, and she had New York and New Jersey, and she thought California because of the Latino factor. But we worked our asses off to pull every possible delegate we would out of here and in the end I think we got like 40% and that was enough . . .

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