posted on Jun, 7 2016 @ 10:46 PM
Still confused but did Clinton's staff or AP create this graphic and then conspired with AP to call this primary before the California primary?
Last night, when AP broke this story they broke a cardinal rule of journalism. Journalists report the news, they don't create the news. Last night,
with Sec. Clinton still far short of the pledged delegates needed to win the nomination outright, AP coronated her with nothing more than a poll. A
poll of superdelegates with a great deal of time between now and when they actually vote at the convention.
I wonder if they knew she was going to lose California so they prematurely called this election, effectively cutting Sanders' turnout. When AP decided
last night to make news rather than report it I was personally horrified. She did not have the votes yet to make that call, and won't before the
There will be hell to pay for this if there was indeed conspiring between AP and a Clinton campaign/PAC to call this race without the votes to do so.
Did she know this was going to happen....before California? This call by AP did more long term damage to any kind of party unity that could have been
achieved if Sanders stepped away on his own terms...and when the votes were actually in a ballot box, not on some AP poll tally a month out from the
Wow. Thanks for head's up on this developing story
edit on 7-6-2016 by DancedWithWolves because: (no reason given)