Wednesday, June 4, 2008

What's Next?

Hillary Clinton kind of threw in the towel last night (sorry, Grandma & Grandpa). She even posted this letter to her supporters online:
I want to congratulate Senator Obama and his supporters on the extraordinary race that they have run. Senator Obama has inspired so many Americans to care about politics and empowered so many more to get involved, and our party and our democracy are stronger and more vibrant as a result. [for the full text, go here]
While Barack Obama didn't waste any time getting down to business. Here's some of what he said last night:

At this defining moment for our nation, we should be proud that our party put forth one of the most talented, qualified field of individuals ever to run for this office. I have not just competed with them as rivals, I have learned from them as friends, as public servants, and as patriots who love America and are willing to work tirelessly to make this country better. They are leaders of this party, and leaders that America will turn to for years to come. [to read the full speech go here, or watch it here]
So where does that leave us? Will they join forces for some sort of super ticket? That's a tough call. I think Clinton will definitely play a part in the campaign. But plenty of experts are weighing in (you should read them for insight, as I'm merely an amateur politcal analyst). In fact, I'll give you a few links.

Next on agenda is Clinton's role
Democrats in delicate dance
What happens next
Mending fences, girding for McCain

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