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Response to Rosa Luxemburg (Original post)

Wed Jan 20, 2016, 11:26 PM

16. What's going on is they're quite worried about Sanders actually winning.

It looks like Sanders has NH in the bag. At the rate he's gaining in IA, he's got an extremely good chance of winning that.

In NV, three Spanish-language papers just endorsed Sanders, and Clinton's recent history is extremely unhelpful there - I doubt too many Latinos appreciate the Honduran coup as much as Clinton did.

So it's starting to look like Clinton may be 0 for 3 going into SC. And an enormous amount of her SC support is based on the belief that only Clinton can win. When she just lost 3 times in a row, that is going to be a very hard thing to sell.

So now it's possible Clinton is 0 for 4 going into super Tuesday....and she doesn't even have staff in all the super Tuesday states. Nor does she seem to have an alternative to her "inevitable" strategy, which will be extremely difficult to sustain in the face of 0-4 or 1-3. Which means she does poorly there, leading to further poor performances.

And the panicked responses to NH and IA by the Clinton campaign are not at all reassuring to the powers that be. And they have very little time to get a substitute on enough ballots to have a chance at replacing Clinton.

(The giant flaw in this "draft someone...anyone...help!" movement is it assumes Clinton would go along with it. If she stays in the race, the replacement can't possibly get enough votes to challenge Sanders. So unless Clinton's about to face an indictment or serious medical problem, Clinton herself will destroy any effort to replace her)

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