Don't miss Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAppeals court pauses 6-day extension for counting Wisconsin absentee ballots Trump, Pentagon collide over anti-diversity training push Sunday Shows: Trump's court pick dominates MORE's interview this week with Mark Halperin of Time magazine where she suggests that pledged delegates Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump, Biden have one debate goal: Don't lose Is Congress reasserting itself? Trump-Biden debate: High risk vs. low expectations MORE won are free to vote for her. Clinton said "every delegate with very few exceptions is free to make up his or her mind however they choose. We talk a lot about so-called pledged delegates, but every delegate is expected to exercise independent judgment."

If Clinton had won those pledged delegates and her opponent were suggesting they ditch her, you can just imagine the sound of her husband's voice hollering about the will of the people. Ouch, I can see his red face too.

That said, it must be tough running for your life, with a Senate colleague calling openly for your withdrawal and the House Speaker clearly in the other camp. But does Clinton help herself with comments like these? Does it bring in more superdelegates who she desperately needs? Does it get more votes?

Probably not.

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