From the NY Times Op-Ed:
As for countering what she sees as the empty Obama brand of hope, she offers only a chilly void: Abandon hope all ye who enter here. This must be the first presidential candidate in history to devote so much energy to preaching against optimism, against inspiring language and â€” talk about bizarre â€” against democracy itself. No sooner does Mrs. Clinton lose a state than her campaign belittles its voters as unrepresentative of the country.
Bill Clinton knocked states that hold caucuses instead of primaries because â€œthey disproportionately favor upper-income votersâ€ who â€œdonâ€™t really need a president but feel like they need a change.â€ After the Potomac primary wipeout, Mr. Penn declared that Mr. Obama hadnâ€™t won in â€œany of the significant statesâ€ outside of his home state of Illinois. This might come as news to Virginia, Maryland, Washington and Iowa, among the other insignificant sites of Obama victories. The blogger Markos Moulitsas ZÃºniga has hilariously labeled this Penn spin the â€œinsult 40 statesâ€ strategy.
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