“Hillary Deathwatch” Odds: 12.3 Percent

Clinton’s prospects for surviving Indiana and North Carolinacontinue to look favorable. Howard Dean still wants to seat Florida andMichigan delegates—which would probably benefit Clinton—while anotherformer DNC chair endorses Obama. Jimmy Carter indicates he’ll followthe pledged delegates, which is good news for Obama. Plug all that intothe equation and Clinton pops up 0.2 points to 12.3 percent .

Last Friday, we compared the Clinton campaign to a shark that must continuously move forward in order to stay alive. Here’s another muddled maritime metaphor that applies: that of a killer whale toying with a baby seal before inevitably eating it. Unfortunately for Clinton, she’s the seal.

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