Rev. Sharpton Weighs In On Sen. Clinton's Candidacy
Reverend Al Sharpton has put his two cents in the situation of the ongoing Democratic race between frontrunners Senator Hillary Clinton of New York and Senator Barack Obama of Illinois. Sharpton had two blunt words to say to Clinton: “It’s over.”
But, it is highly unlikely that Sharpton’s words will deter Clinton from dropping out of the race. Despite what many have said to Clinton, she refuses to give up.
Sharpton said those words on Thursday night on NY 1. He said that Clinton could not win the White House while leaving the Democratic Party intact. So far, the Democratic Party and the Democratic voters has remained split between Clinton and Obama. There is the high chance that it will ultimately be up to the superdelegates.
In addition, Sharpton compared Clinton to an entertainer that does not comprehend when the show was over. In his own words, Sharpton said that the show was over for Clinton and there was nobody around to watch.
Clinton had sustained some considerable damage on May 6, which can be deemed as “Super Tuesday III.” Obama swiftly defeated her in North Carolina. At the same time, Clinton barely beat Obama in Indiana by two points.
Despite some major wins in states like Pennsylvania, Clinton’s campaign has been shaken up several times. However, Obama’s campaign has retained a good sense of solidarity.
However, there may be some greener pastures for Clinton after May 6. Currently, Clinton is stumping in West Virginia. So far, Clinton has plenty of support there. Also, four of the six remaining contests are closed. That means it is only open to Democratic voters.
So far, Obama has received a lot of support from Independents and Moderate Republicans.
DNC Chair Howard Dean said to the rest of the undecided superdelegates that they must reach a decision on who to back by the end of June. Also, he added that there will be a compromise reached in regards to Florida and Michigan by the end of May. However, he said that the details are unknown at the moment.
Dean also laid out some principles. He said that it was not the voters at fault for the mess; it was the politicians that allowed for it to happen. At the same time, Dean said that the other forty-eight states must be respected for playing by the rules.
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