The Pennsylvania primary isn’t until April 22, and the campaign has already gotten nasty. There have been so many dust-ups between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in the last couple of days, it’s almost hard to keep track. With weeks to go and no sign of a cease-fire, one wonders if they aren’t doing irreparable harm to one another. The answer is probably no. At the end of the day, Americans want to get out of Iraq and stay in their homes, and John McCain’s policies on either front make him a nonstarter. Unless there’s a national security scare, either Democrat has an advantage over McCain.

A few weeks of sparring could obliterate the giddiness a lot of Democrats feel about their candidates. Supporters of either Clinton or Obama could start to think of the other Democratic candidate as the enemy, as opposed to a happy second choice.

While the Democratic Party tries to hold itself together, the candidates have been fighting about this, that and the other thing.

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