Hillary Clinton Just Can’t Say Goodbye

NOT WAVING Clinton (Photo: Getty Images)

It was a little before 9 pm last night when CNN’s Wolf Blitzer announced from the Situation Room or wherever it is he reports from that Barack Obama had secured enough delegates to clinch the Democratic nomination. About a half hour later, Hillary Clinton took the stage at Baruch College to…well, yes, praise Barack (“It has been an honor to contest these primaries with him just as it is an honor to call him my friend, and tonight I would like all of us to take a moment to recognize him and his supporters,” she said to polite applause), but also remind everyone that she would not be putting herself out of her own misery by conceding tonight (“This has been a long campaign, and I will be making no decisions tonight,” she stressed, before adding that she’ll talk with her fellow Democrats to discuss the “best interests of our party.”).

Then again, her fellow Democrats were more than willing to concede for her:

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