Her call to allow the seating of the disenfranchised delegates from Michigan and Florida shows that her Clintonian partisanship has clouded her judgement. In Michigan there was no campaigning and only Hilary Clinton's name was on the Ballot; that is surely not a fair test of her strength in that State. In Florida there was no campaigning; once again it provided no test of the candidates' appeal to voters. The decision of the central committee -- those very super-delegates that Ms. Ferraro is appealing to on Ms. Clinton's behalf --should let their decision stand.
Finally, her sneering at the shift in allegiance of some super-delegates because "their constituents have spoken" has blinded her from being able to make a principled appeal to some of the super-delegates from Massachusetts (Kennedy, Kerry, Capuano, and Patrick) who all endorsed Obama. If Ms. Ferraro had appealed to that principle, they would have had to shift to the Clinton side.
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