Illinois passed when its turn in the order came up so it could yield to New York. The hall erupted in cheers as Clinton approached the microphone.Eyes firmly fixed on our future, eh? She means toward 2012, when McCain reaches the end of his first term and Obamamania will have been an embarrassing part of that history making Democrats keep talking up. They're squandering a prime opportunity, but maybe he's supposed to be the sacrificial lamb this time around instead of McCain. In any event, She'll be the one telling the Democrat party elite, I told you so.
“With eyes firmly fixed on our future and in the spirit of unity ... let’s declare together in one voice, right here, right now, that Barack Obama is our candidate and he will be our president,” Clinton said, setting off a loud celebration as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the convention’s chairwoman, made Obama’s nomination official.
Wednesday, August 27