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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

If Obama were denied the nomination by Democratic insiders, “There would be hell to pay in the party for a long time to come"

AAPP: No I did not say those words. Those are the words of Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen to Democratic Leaders. Yes, they deserve repeating:

If Obama were denied the nomination by Democratic insiders after winning the party’s popular vote, Bredesen said, “There would be hell to pay in the party for a long time to come.

Phil Bredesen

Bredesen is doing something about his concerns reports Politico.com

He was in Washington this week to promote his idea for holding a “superdelegate primary” in June, in which the 795 party bigwigs would gather to hear one last time from Clinton and Obama before casting a final vote.

According to Politico.com Southern Dem are warning party officials they need to take action to avert disaster. Politico writers & report "Democrats are increasingly nervous about their party’s protracted nomination fight, and some prominent figures are publicly warning that the party needs to act fast to avoid disaster. Chief among these voices is Phil Bredesen, the two-term governor of Tennessee who is uncommitted to either Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) or Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). In an interview this week with Politico, Bredesen said flatly that if the contentious slog continues until the Democrats’ late-August convention in Denver, the party would have a vastly diminished chance of recapturing the White House. “They have a much steeper, rockier hill to climb if it goes to the convention,” the governor said over a dinner of rockfish and red wine. “You’re going to spend this whole summer — and lots of money and time and effort — trying to convince people that whoever isn’t eventually nominated, isn’t electable. Read More HERE

AAPP: So what do you think Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen is right? There are a whole lot of black bloggers who think its time for Hillary to concede. There a grassroots effort to get Hillary to Concede Now!

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