Salena Zito

To put this in perspective Obama is probably doing what is politically right from his point of view: pursue the general election strategy and let her exit on her own terms, in her own way, on her own time. In the end, maybe as early as Tuesday night, probably more likely within seven days thereafter he believes she'll do the right thing so that he can have "the reconciliation" be the "huge" story.

You know, pictures of the two happy couples together leading every newspaper front page, all electronic media, etc. strains of Peaches and Herb "Reunited, and it feels so good" playing in the background.

Barack Obama begins and ends his campaign today in Charleston with a speech in front of 1,000 invited guests. He then heads to Missouri Tuesday for a general election campaign stop.

West Virginia polls close at 7:30 p.m. Look for the race to be called for Clinton by 7:30.01.


Salena Zito

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