Who's Electable Now?
by Kobi, Thu Apr 03, 2008 at 11:08:46 AM EDT
When "electability" is a candidate's last desperate argument to superdelegates that they should overrule pledged delegates and overturn the popular vote, news like this has to be a stake in the heart.
Update: I hold the very notion of "electability" in contempt since it amounts to nothing more than guessing what other voters will do -- like guessing which stock will outperform others.
The only valid reasons for choosing whom to support (in my book) are records and proposals. Everything else is subjective and wide open to lies and manipulation.
But when "electability" is your last trump card, and 59% say you ain't got it, what's left but to trudge on without purpose?