“Which doesn’t, in that poll or others, mean Obama would lose—that poll shows him winning (and take all such polls with grains of salt; many things could happen between now and November). But it does suggest he would win with a different mix of votes than Clinton. In choosing a nominee, primary voters and convention delegates are choosing between different historical and future versions of the Democratic party, in which different mixes of people identify as Democrats, going forward.
And as with all Batman v. Superman matchups, the question is inevitably, which one is more powerful? Why?”
Superman vs. Batman, Edge of the American West, March 21, 2008
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