Obama has already picked up two new SDs this a.m. which puts him on track to pick up his 4-6 daily average. It follows that between now and the DNC meeting, he picks up 44-66 SDs. So, if he lacks 110 delegates (pledged or super), and he wins 56-58 tonight, that means he'll be down to 52-54 tomorrow.
He can potentially claim victory under the standing rules on May 30.
Watch for the incessant drumbeat of "Let's just wait until the DNC makes their decision" as we approach that date.
on the polls as they stand with the choice between two democratic contenders. Those numbers won't hold once Clinton leaves the race. I'd give odds on a ten percent jump in Obama's numbers within six weeks of Hillary's suspension, retirement.
I though the same as one of the commenters: it's the street money thang. This reenforces my concern that the Clinton team was engaging in the practice in Philly.
The campaign did something similar in Dallas where they paid an organization to have AAs to stand on street corners holding Hillary signs. When the sign holders were asked about it, the folks said they didn't care, they were getting paid to do it.
one of the signatories to the threat letter sent to Nancy Pelosi, so it wouldn't be surprising if this was indeed true. I'll reserve judgment until we get a confirmation, but it is distressing in light of his earlier involvement.