The Atlantic's Mark Ambinder has the scoop: Michigan’s 156 delegates would be split 50-50 between Clinton and Obama. –Florida’s existing dele
March 13, 2008

The Atlantic's Mark Ambinder has the scoop:

Michigan’s 156 delegates would be split 50-50 between Clinton and Obama.

–Florida’s existing delegates would be seated at the Denver convention—but with half a vote each. That would give Clinton a net gain of about 19 elected delegates.

– The two states’ superdelegates would then be able to vote in Denver, likely netting Clinton a few more delegates.

Given the slew of bad and costly remedies floated so far, this actually doesn't sound like a bad way to quickly save untold millions and seat the two states' delegates. On the one hand we don't want to essentially disenfranchise these voters, but on the other, the rules are the rules. We don't need to start the post-Bush era of America by breaking the rules.

Howard Dean needs to start cracking skulls and make this right.

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