‘Houston, we have no Problem …’
SO THE winning streak’s into double digits, and this is bitter cheese for: Voters in (white of skin, blue of collar, with green on their minds) flocking to the candidacy of .
That sound Clinton heard, while rushing out of town to leave the site of her latest defeat, was the crashing down of her last pillars of stalwart support – less-educated white voters, voters favoring electability, those worried about the economy, union members, even women.
“Clinton struggled in her base groups – barely winning white women, losing less-educated and lower-income voters – while Obama swept up younger voters, winning those under 30 by one of his biggest margins yet.”
Obama, D-Ill., controls the race with an edge of 94 convention delegates (and growing), according to ABC’s delegate scorecard – on top of the money, the momentum, and the enthusiasm.
(And what message might he have been sending by taking the stage well before Clinton was through?)
Camp Clinton called it like this – her advisers said all along that the weeks afterwere going to be rough – but 10 straight wins in a 14-day span has got to sting.