The Post-Primary Democratic Situation

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

Hillary Clinton finally clinched the Democratic party nomination with convincing wins in delegate-rich California and New Jersey, and narrow wins in New Mexico and South Dakota. Bernie Sanders won in Montana and North Dakota. Clinton now has the majority of elected delegates, total delegates, and votes and can rightfully claim the title of presumptive nominee.

The fact that one of the two major parties in the US has finally got around to nominating a woman as their presidential candidate is a good step forward, even if the US is way behind many other countries where women have become the leaders even without the boost they got from a spouse’s prior electoral success. It will be interesting to see if she does win the presidency, the Republicans and the dead-enders in the country will bitterly oppose her every move for Presidenting While Woman by inciting anti-woman sentiment, the way that they opposed Barack Obama’s every move (other than those favoring the oligarchy) for Presidenting While Black by inciting anti-black sentiment. …

singham 2016/06/08 situation

Hillary Clinton

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