Ten In A Row!
I had to wait until this morning to see what happened in Hawaii. There was some thought that Hillary might ultimately do well there -- having gained the support of a couple of big unions and Sen. Daniel Inoye. But Obama's victory was huge -- 76-24%. That's on top of the 58-41 drubbing he gave her in Wisconsin, a primary in which the polls going in suggested that she'd pulled even. Didn't happen.
That John McCain is setting his sights on Obama (and getting nasty) suggests that he knows who is opponent will be. I don't expect Hillary to quit before March 4, but if Obama wins one or both of these two big states and she doesn't win in landslide fashion, then she will have to step aside. If she doesn't I expect that her Superdelegates will start to pull back, switch sides, and her financial backing will dry up. Unless she'd rather have John McCain be President, she needs to put aside her ego and consider what's best for the party and the nation. In other words, don't be like that former governor from Arkansas (not your husband) and hang on too long.
As for McCain, who tries to take up Hillary's failed litany about empty rhetoric, Obama has a nice response: McCain is a genuine hero, but unfortunately he has tied himself to the failed policies of the Bush administration. That will be his undoing -- his support for George Bush on the war, on economics, and now on torture.