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I gotta say that I've been thinking about this. With how this primary has been going, I've thought that there must be some people who voted for Hillary, who wish they could change their vote.

Turns out it's true.

I'm sure there are those out there who would switch the other way, but this poll shows that there is a net gain and if the CA primary was a do-over, there'd be a victory for Obama.

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cbs5.com reports on a new Survey USA poll that indicates a 16 point swing in favor of Barack Obama.

While Hillary won the state by 10. The poll indicates that now, Obama is leading by 6, which is outside the poll's margin of error of 4%.

Worst case, Obama wins by 2%.

Yeah Survey USA is hardly the greatest of polling operations, but this makes a lot of sense to me.

I started all of this in favor of Edwards. When he dropped out, I was rather non-committal and swore I wouldn't give money to either.

But Obama's response to the Rev. Wright thing, and specifically his speech on race really had an impact on me.

And then of course I got to see the Clinton campaign in all its ugly glory and that sealed the deal for me.

I've since given money to Obama.

When confronted about the "experience" deal, Obama often said, "Watch how I campaign." I have and I've been impressed. Multifaceted and waged on many fronts.

Obama was preparing for NC long before most people thought NC would be meaningful.

As far back as Feb. 21, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe was spotted in Raleigh, N.C. He told the News & Observer that the state's primary, then more than 10 weeks away, "could end up being very important in the nomination fight." At the time, the idea seemed laughable.

But I've also watched the HRC campaign and been thoroughly disgusted. I shudder to think what her presidency would have been with a staff stuffed with overpaid incompetents (Mark Penn and the whole proportionality thing??)

Thoughts?

Is there anyone out there who voted for HRC who now wishes they could take it back?

Is there anyone out there who voted for Obama who would change to HRC?

Originally posted to thepdxbikerboy on Fri May 09, 2008 at 02:46 PM PDT.

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