Perfectly Fine

The Obamaphiles have moved from denial (perhaps it was only an 8.5% margin in Pennsylvania?) to rationalization. Now they tell themselves “It going to be fine, fine, perfectly fine.” So what if Barack Obama lost another race? So what if he can’t put together a winning coalition? So what if Hillary Clinton has $10M to fuel her race now? Nothing has changed. Got it? Gail Collins sounds as if she is breathing into a paper bag to ward off a panic attack when she announces:

Although Obama has seemed way off his game lately, the odds are still really, really good that he’ll get the nomination. The superdelegates are just waiting for him to win something so they can rally. And once the fighting is over, there’s no question that Hillary would rally her supporters behind him.

Chances aren’t just “really good” Obama will still win, they’re “really, really good.” And there’s “no question” (none? not a tiny, itsy-bitsy, little one?) that Hillary will bring her supporters over. Her compliments to John McCain about his commander-in-chief credentials were just to throw us off the scent, see. She really means only the best for Obama and wants a full eight years in the wilderness for her. . . uh . . . for an Obama presidency, that is. (And pay no attention to those exit polls!)

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