The math is in Hillary Clinton’s favor, but there’s still a huge passion gap

The math is in Hillary Clinton’s favor, but there’s still a huge passion gap

For Hillary Clinton at this point in the season, it must be very tempting to skip out on primary campaigning entirely.

It was almost a month ago now that the AP explained that Clinton could lose every state left to vote and still win, and the numbers have only gotten worse for her inexhaustible opponent since then: Bernie Sanders now needs upwards of 87% of delegates and 66% of pledged delegates to win the Democratic nomination.

But it turns out Clinton may be after more than the numbers this primary season. In pulling out a narrow victory in hotly contested Kentucky and keeping Sanders’ victory to the single digits in liberal Oregon on Tuesday night, she just took away one of the most valuable assets he has left: clear bragging rights.

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