barring a horrific miscarriage of democracy
What, like the popular vote being used by superdelegates as a way to overturn the convoluted and undemocratic delegate system?
2000: Gore gets popular vote, loses election; Dems have aneurysms.
2008: Clinton wins popular vote (hypothetical projection), loses nomination, Obama cult rejoices.
Could you imagine the outroar - especially in the black community - if Obama won the popular vote but Clinton had more pledged delegates, and "stole" the nomination? It is quite possible that the opposite will occur... And he'll keep giving the same spin about caring about democracy, fairness, and a "new politics..."