Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Blame Florida

Watching the ongoing drama over whether Florida should have a do-over primary after scheduling its first primary in violation of national Democratic party rules, part of me wishes Bill Clinton hadn't carried the damn state in 1996 in the first place. If not for that, Florida might not have become the lynchpin of what Mark Warner called the "carry 17 states and pray for Florida" strategy, and Al Gore might have put all that energy toward places like New Hampshire, Colorado, Arizona...

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