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Obama, Clinton, and the Finish Line

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

The Politico has a story on Obama’s plan to “declare victory” on May 20th, when he’ll presumably solidify a majority of pledged delegates with a victory in Oregon.

Not long after the polls close in the May 20 Kentucky and Oregon primaries, Barack Obama plans to declare victory in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

And, until at least May 31 and perhaps longer, Hillary Clinton’s campaign plans to dispute it.

It’s a train wreck waiting to happen, with one candidate claiming to be the nominee while the other vigorously denies it, all predicated on an argument over what exactly constitutes the finish line of the primary race.

It also notes Howard Wolfson promising to fight the 2,025 number “every day”