Mark Penn: We're Just Like Mondale


I caught part of a Clinton conference call this morning in my dentists' waiting room, eager to see how the Clinton camp would spin their 8-contest losing streak.

The answer, in short, is not well.

There was something about how Texas, Ohio and Pennsylvania combined have "64 percent of the delegates Clinton needs" to secure the nomination. Uh... yeah. That is if she wins all of the delegates. That's bleak.

But not quite as bleak as Mark Penn's comparison of the Clinton campaign to the late-surging Walter Mondale's 1984 path to the nomination.

Of course we all remember how well that turned out:

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