has launched Hillary Deathwatch, "a daily update on Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPerez wins bid to lead Democratic Party Viral website imagines US if Clinton had won Brazile: DNC staffers got death threats after email hack MORE's dwindling chances of winning the Democratic nomination."

The Deathwatch opened Thursday, rating Clinton's nomination chances at 12 percent. Slate will update the Deathwatch daily, taking into account factors such as fundraising, political futures, media coverage, and Scranton, Pa. windchill.

Slate bases its assumption that Clinton's chances are "as good as dead" on "the dual reality that 1) Clinton can't close the pledged-delegate gap and