“My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don’t understand it,” she said, dismissing calls to drop out.
UPDATE: From the campaign: “Senator Clinton’s statement before the Argus Leader editorial board was unfortunate and has no place in this campaign,” said Obama campaign spokesman Bill Burton.
Spokespeople are assuming it was a “slip of the tongue.” Shuster on MS just said that she “might have articulated what’s in her head.” Maybe this is her exit strategy. I mean, I can’t see that being a real argument you’d make to superdelegates if you want them to SUPPORT you….
UPDATE: I was being sarcastic about this as exit strategy. Also, Hillary may come on camera to address the issue, according to her staff. They are “surprised” by the reaction to the remarks, and insist that she was simply referring to campaigns going on into the summer.