And the results start pouring in. Here are the first numbers being released from the Indiana Democratic primary which took place throughout the day. With 10% precincts reporting this is where we currently stand. North Carolina has been called for Barack Obama.
- 16% of Precincts Reporting (Indiana):
|North Carolina||Hillary Clinton|
|Barack Obama (Winner)|
Some not so great news comes in the form of an email to which Andrew Sullivan received earlier today and then posted on his site. To say it's not encouraging is putting it lightly:
To deny the fact Clinton has successfully used Karl Rove's sickening tactics on Obama now becomes nothing more then comical. It is beyond obvious what she has done in this primary race, and as far as my opinion regarding her -- well let's just say I no longer have an inkling of respect, nor will I be able to ever cast a vote for Hillary Clinton.I went to the polls to vote today in a blue collar suburb in the Chicago media market, and what I saw afterward wasn't pretty. My mom and I got done pushing the button for Obama and decided to go to a Main Street diner for breakfast before reporting late to work. What did I hear? The following, utterly depressing "Quotes for the Day": "If he's the nominee, you know his running mate will be Farrakhan." "I had no problem with him until I found out he was a Muslim."I'm a pretty easygoing guy, and I often avoid confrontation like the plague, but that last one sent me straight out of my comfort zone. From my booth across the dining room, I piped up and objected, saying that he wasn't a Muslim, that it was an email smear, and blatantly untrue. I was prepared to deflect any bullshit defenses hurled my way. But I never got one. What I got in response was depressing (but expected) in its illogic: "Well, I can't take that chance.