It's time for Democratic super-delegates to give Bernie Sanders a second look
First, Hillary is imploding amidst a rash of bad news -- from her bloated speaking fees to her dubious control over her potential co-president husband to this latest installment in the email saga that won't die.
Second, Sanders often beats presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in head-to-head polls. The Manhattan mogul has pulled even with Clinton in many national canvasses.
And in the all-important California primary on June 7, Sanders and Clinton are in a statistical dead heat.
But most importantly, Sanders, like President Barack Obama eight years ago, has spawned a passion and an eagerness that has energized the Democratic party far more than Clinton's.
And I thought we'd dispensed with the whole head-to-head polls argument.
As for "energizing" the Democratic Party, apparently they're not energized enough to vote for him?
At some point reality will sink in.
federal and state legislators, mayors and the like. Why would a group of people that Sanders has been relentlessly attacking turn around and support the guy ? You're just in a denial stage. This soon will pass.
I think the OP stands just fine on its own.
You will need intervention from a Messiah to see your fantasy come to fruition.....LOL
I noticed that, yesterday, CA Governor Jerry Brown endorsed Hillary Clinton. He's a super delegate, too.
The thing is that the super delegates are pretty much all long-time Democratic Party leaders and elected officials. They're pretty politically savvy, and have formed their opinions over time. For most, an early endorsement of Clinton's candidacy was based on long-term thinking and experience.
Those who think that many of those solid Democratic Party members are going to suddenly abandon that and opt to endorse Bernie Sanders are kidding themselves. The vast majority of super delegates will stick with their earlier decision to support Hillary. They don't really have any reason to change their opinion. So, they won't.
What they'll do is look at the pledged delegate count and popular vote following the June 7 primaries and that will convince them that they were right in the first place. Hillary will have the majority in both. Why would any super delegate switch to the candidate that has lost both of those things?
It's not happening. Sorry.
"Hillary should get out.
Because she's a republican-loving warmongering bag of sleaze who never met a corporate anus she couldn't pucker up and kiss."
But weren't you the one who alerted and had that post hidden? Thanks for bringing it back out into the light. Censorship sucks, am I right?
with Democrats and our allies
establishment media pundits nevertheless LOVE her, even if the average voter doesn't. TPTB already lost the Bush half of their 2016 campaign script to the Donald, they will do whatever it takes to ensure they do not lose their one remaining horse in the race.
Why can't these YUUUGE CROWDS get to the ballot box in sufficient numbers?
They can all vote in the GE though.
I find it odd that the supporters of the grassroots "of the people" candidate wan't something very UNdemocratic to happen to propel their candidate to the nomination.
People who respect democracy agree with that basic principle.
Certain authoritarians do not respect democracy, especially if they dislike the will of the voters, so they do not care about this.