Die Hard Clintonites Plan Trouble for Dem Convention

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I’ll be the first admit I don’t know how much of a threat this is to Obama.

Frustrated supporters of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) are planning multiple rallies at the Democratic convention in Denver, coupled with television and print advertisements….

The Denver Group, formed a couple of months ago by two Clinton backers, says it has filmed a television commercial and is looking to air it soon….Meanwhile, another pro-Clinton group called “18 Million Voices” is organizing a march on Aug. 26 in Denver “and nationwide to support Sen. Clinton and advocate for women’s rights worldwide.”

… some of the Denver Group’s goals are contrary to the Democratic Party’s.
Its goals include: an open convention; Clinton’s name placed in nomination with no symbolic roll call vote; speeches allowed by supporters of Clinton on behalf of her candidacy; a genuine roll call vote with Clinton as a legitimate candidate; and “no coronation.”

…Regardless of any accord Clinton and Obama come to, the planned rallies could become a focus of the media’s attention instead of the heavily scripted themes of the convention.

The Denver Post recently reported that Clinton backers will hold signs that read, “Denounce Nobama’s Coronation.”

You should read the whole thing. There’s a lot rumbling under the surface right now. I’m starting to think that not even Hillary Clinton can put all of this to bed. Of course, it wouldn’t hurt for her to try.

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