March 14th, 2008
01:44 PM ET
12 years ago

Cafferty: How can Dems heal the wounds before November?

As a wise man once said, "it's getting ugly out there."

The Democratic primary race, which began as a rational discussion of the issues, has degenerated into a nasty and personal battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

These kinds of fights leave scar tissue that can be tough to get rid of. And if the Democrats can't figure out how to patch things up in time for November, George Bush can just drop the White House keys in John McCain's mailbox. One Democratic pollster describes how they the Democrats might "take what is a golden year and turn it into dust."

So far, no sign of a cease fire. Just yesterday, the Clinton campaign suggested Pennsylvania will show that "Hillary is ready to win and that Obama really can't win the general election." Obama's campaign said these comments were "divorced from realityā€¯, ignoring both polls and the delegate math.

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