On the day after
Here's the first thing that would have happen:
If Obama had lost ten straight contests, the
There's precedent for that
Democratic Party leaders leaned on Gary Hart to quit in 1984 and Jesse Jackson to quit in 1988. Both were running against more establishment-type candidates.
We tend to forget
Here's another thing I know.
If Obama had lost ten straight contests, each and every Obama concession speech would have congratulated his opponent and thanked the supporters who worked tirelessly for him in those states. According to the NYTimes this morning:
“Mrs. Clinton did not mention the
Wisconsinresults; she did, however, call Mr. Obama to congratulate him on the victory. “
Obama would be gracious enough to congratulate his opponent publicly and to thank his supporters in the states he lost….Remember