Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Magic number is 10

So, for those who objected to the AP story saying Obama "effectively clinched" the nomination, we can change the wording to: it's a mathematical certainty Barrack Obama clinches the nomination tonight. There is simply no conceivable way that Obama doesn't net 10 delegates tonight... even if he lost both states by 40 points. I imagine there are many more Supes waiting in the wings, but he wants to be able to say that "the voters of Montana and South Dakota put us over the top" instead of some party apparatchik you've never heard of.

If you're interested in seeing Obama's victory speech (and perhaps Clinton's concession speech?), the last polls close at 10 PM EST and it should happen sometime after that. I will, of course, post YouTube links tomorrow if you're an early to bed kind of person.