3.30.2008

A leading indicator of a doomed candidacy

Today's headline in the Washington Post: "Clinton Vows To Stay in Race To Convention," is very reminiscent of Romney's, Giuliani's & Huckabee's similar declarations, just before they withdrew from the race.

The author of this article, JedReport, makes that simple, yet powerful point:

Today's headline in the WaPo:

Clinton Vows To Stay in Race To Convention.

It was a beautiful thing to see -- because the moment a presidential candidate is forced to vow that he or she isn't quitting, you know they are toast.

In recent history:

Feb 5: Romney Vows to Stay in GOP Race

Feb 4: Huckabee vows to stay in race

Jan 24: Giuliani Vows to Stay in the Race

Jan 6: Edwards vows to stay in race to convention

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