William A. Jacobson | Bernie playing to box out other candidates after Hillary indicted

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Bernie playing to box out other candidates after Hillary indicted

 

by March 2, 2016

Bernie outraises Hillary by $10 million in February, so he has the money to hang on to the end.

Money does not appear to be Bernie’s problem.

Delegates are the problem, where Hillary leads 1,034 to 408. But that overall delegate lead includes 457 Superdelegates for Clinton to just 22 for Bernie. The Democratic primary system is rigged in favor of the consummate political insider.

The popular vote totals are closer, though Clinton still has a lead, 3,924,073 to 2,534,623.

What is Bernie’s strategy to win? Or in 2016 parlance, what is his “lane” to victory?

I don’t see how he does it. But he has enough money to hang on to the convention, and if he can obtain close to 40% of the vote, he has a credible argument that he should be the nominee if Hillary is indicted or the FBI at least makes a criminal referral to the Justice Department.  (Read More)

 

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