Michigan and Florida are the foster children of the electoral process. They ran away from their natural home on the primary calendar, only to shack up on a new date that nobody paid any attention to. They got their delegates stripped as punishment for running away in the first place, and for a month their original parents--the DNC--forgot they existed. Feeling slighted, they complained as loudly as they could, but they were drowned out by the steady rain of news coming from the lead-up to Super Tuesday. Now everybody feels bad for shunning them, and they're trying to play catch-up by either paying reparations or staging a
If a tie is like kissing your sister, then Barack Obama might be kissing Hillary Clinton pretty soon.