Yglesias

Narrow Wins

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As we wait to hear from Indiana, it’s always worth recalling that there’s no real substantial difference between a narrow win in Indiana and a narrow loss in Indiana. A lot of our primary punditry has proceeded as if this is the electoral college and there’s a huge difference, but the Democrats’ rules for delegate allocation assures at this point that Indiana’s going to be a push while Obama picks up a nice parcel of delegates out of North Carolina.