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The Democrats have an unusual situation on their hands. When George Bush won the electoral vote over Al Gore despite Gore having won the overall popular vote, there were cries of anguish about how un-democratic the process was. The people's voices were not heard! Now the Democrats have their own version of that election looming.
Will the people's voices be heard or will the Democrats' Electoral College [super-delegates] work out some back room deals that override the popular count?Republicans, meanwhile, are on the sidelines now. They have their candidate, whether or not the choice of just Republicans. There was always a hint that the voting was tainted by cross-over voting by Democrats to get someone who they thought was less of a challenge in November, but that was never proven [a tactic that Rush Limbaugh advocated for Republican voters in Ohio and Texas].
So the Republicans can watch as their two potential challengers slug it out in a vitriolic battle of words.Some have suggested that the Democrat ticket in November will have both current candidates and the only question is which one will be on top: will it be Madam presidential candidate or Mr. presidential candidate? Given the lack of love lost between Clinton and Obama, I'd love to see that ticket happen.
Would each be honored... honored... honored... to serve as vice-president with the other? Maybe not.Meanwhile, the Detroit area's last snowfall made this the 14th snowiest winter on record in this area. Some snow is expected Friday and Saturday which could move us closer to the old record.
The picture posted yesterday was of the half a foot or so that greeted us in the morning...