Never has a party been so invested in a single candidate.
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Moe Lane at Redstate ran across an amusing bit of liberal panic published in the UK this week. It centers on the idea that the Democrats have eaten all their seed corn when it comes to Hillary Clinton and are finally beginning to notice that they may have no crops to plant.

Hillary Clinton towers over the putative Democratic field as no non-incumbent party candidate has in recent memory, leading every rival by 40 points or more.

In 1988, Bob Dole was available for Republicans who didn’t fancy George Bush Sr. And if they didn’t want George Jr in 2000, there was John McCain. Ditto on the Democratic side. Al Gore from the outset was heavy favourite, but Bill Bradley, senator from New Jersey, gave him a decent run for his money. But in 2016, it’s Hillary or nothing for Democrats – and that’s why the fuss over the emails sends shivers down their spine.

Never has a party been so invested in a single candidate.

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