The [Wednesday] Papers
BREAKING 3 P.M.: There is a verdict in the Tony Rezko trial. The judge plans to read it at 3:45 p.m. today. Head over to Division Street for updates and witty observations.
Protean Enigma Wrapped in a Rorschach Test
"He has the gift of making people see themselves in him and offers an enigmatic smile when asked about his multiracial appeal.
"'I am like a Rorschach test,' he said in an interview with The New York Times. 'Even if people find me disappointing ultimately, they might gain something.'"
"The insurgent strategy they devised instead was to virtually cede the most important battlegrounds of the Democratic nomination fight to Clinton, using precision targeting to minimize her delegate hauls, while going all out to crush her in states where Democratic candidates rarely ventured and causes that were often ignored."
It was a strategy, the Post says, that exploited the arcane rules of delegate allocation while ignoring the popular vote and shutting down Michigan and Florida.
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Posted on June 4, 2008
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