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Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?

We know Hillary Clinton will win big in West Virginia tonight, Barack Obama will dismiss it as unimportant, and she will tout it as evidence of superior electability. But why should it matter when he has the nomination sewn up? Rick Klein at the Note answers:

But what makes this (expected) loss different from all others is that this is the first contest since the media has (and that’s for a separate debate) declared this race to be over. Someone forgot to tell Democratic voters in a swing state.

So Clinton’s analysis was right but too late to matter? We won’t know until November.



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