April 13, 2008
Will Carter and Gore end Clinton's Campaign?
For weeks, Democrats have been trying to game out a scenario that would allow a graceful exit for Hillary Clinton without offending either the Clintons or her supporters.The problem is extremely delicate. Polls show that up to 30% of Hillary supporters would vote for McCain if she fails in her bid for the nomination. That number will almost surely fall regardless of how Clinton gets out of the race but in order to avoid a disaster, Democrats have been leery of approaching the First Family of the Democratic Party with the bad news that her staying in the race is having a deleterious effect on the likely Democratic candidate Barack Obama.According to The Scotsman, party leaders have approached former president Jimmy Carter and former Vice President Al Gore to be the bearers of bad news to Hillary and Bill:Falling poll numbers and a string of high-profile blunders have convinced party elders that she must now bow out of the primary race. Former president Carter and former vice-president...(Read Full Post)