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A Word About The AP Superdelegate Story

There was a social media outcry over the AP's superdelegate story.
A Word About The AP Superdelegate Story

I just wanted to say a word before today's primary results come in.

I was not thrilled with the AP's reporting that they interviewed more superdelegates and proclaimed Hillary the winner.

The AP surveyed all 714 superdelegates repeatedly in the past seven months, and only 95 remain publicly uncommitted.

Sanders plans to make the case to superdelegates that he is better positioned to beat Trump in November. While superdelegates can change their minds, those counted in Clinton's tally have unequivocally told the AP they will support her at the party's summer convention. Since the start of the AP's survey in late 2015, no superdelegates have switched from supporting Clinton to backing Sanders.

The AP is obviously entitled to investigate any way they wish, but why put a damper on Super Tuesday #5? I don't believe there's a conspiracy around this article, but that doesn't make people feel any better. And I doubt it will stop many people from voting, but even if a handful of people step down, that's too many.

My immediate response was anger, like so many other people. I checked Twitter and it was as if a defibrillator sent a massive electrical shock wave throughout it.

The story felt so wrong. It is wrong.

So please, go to the polls and vote.


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