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The primary schedule, however, appears to give the Clinton campaign two weeks of breathing room. Polls show Hillary heavily favored to win in West Virginia on Tuesday and in Kentucky on May 20, the same day as the Oregon primary in which Obama is favored.
A FEW MINUTES before Hillary’s Shepherdstown speech, Clinton spokesman Mo Elleithee dismissed doomsayers in the media.
“The pundits have counted us out since Iowa,” he said. “The funny thing about elections is, the voters get to make up their own minds.”
Barring a decisive tsunami of superdelegate support to Obama, the campaign will continue. As Clinton vowed to fight on in West Virginia, she probably never pondered the historical significance of the site.
Lee’s army suffered thousands of casualties at Antietam, and if McClellan’s numerically superior force had pursued the retreating Southerners, a decisive Union victory might have brought the war to a swift conclusion. After Shepherdstown, however, McClellan was content to let the Confederates continue their retreat, to fight again another day.
The South still lost the war, but it lasted nearly three more years.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online