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Putting Hillary’s Name in Nomination: The Spreading Virus

It’s important to remember that Democratic delegates aren’t PUMA — they can’t be. Delegates are bound to support the nominee whoever it may be while PUMAs are commited to opposing Obama if he is the nominee. But, that doesn’t mean we can’t share a deep commitment to Hillary.  In an exciting development, yesterday we saw Texas delegate, Gary Mauro explain why it’s necessary that Hillary’s name be entered for nomination at the convention.

But, Gary (unlike a PUMA) was careful to pledge support to Obama should he win the nomination.

Pressure is mounting on Democratic Delegates as we get closer to the convention.  It’s coming from us and (if there’s a difference) it’s coming from the DNC & the Obama Campaign.  We know that anything approaching PUMA is a dangerous label for a Delegate.  Just ask Debra Bartoshevich a Wisconsin Hillary delegate who lost her convention credentials when she pledged her vote to John McCain if Obama is the Democratic nominee.

It’s exciting to see more and more Hillary Delegates supporting the petition to put her name in nomination.  But, signing that petition — sharing that petition — does not make them PUMA.

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