Democrats: A Bartered Nomination?

What could happen if no Democrat wins a majority

It was a beguiling fantasy. After two decades of disorder, the Democrats finally thought they had invented a system that would create an all-but- certain nominee after the 20 state primaries on March 8, which will choose more than 30% of the convention delegates. Super Tuesday seemed perfect for a bandwagon bonanza: the winner would roar out of the South with enough momentum to coast to the nomination. Finally, the party would anoint its standard- bearer early enough and end the intraparty bloodletting soon enough so that he might carry something other than his home state and the District of Columbia...

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