Barack Obama is really acquiring a whiny tone to his statements. It isn’t appealing for the supposed unifier of all things political to have such a negative tone. This time, he’s whining that Hillary is stirring up trouble with the Florida delegation to the Democratic Convention. Here’s his latest whiny diatribe:

“The Clinton campaign has been stirring this up for fairly transparent reasons,” Obama told reporters on the plane from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Chicago, adding she had not done so earlier in the race when she did not need the delegates to win.

“Let’s not…pretend that we don’t know what’s going on. I mean this is, from their perspective, their last slender hope to make arguments about how they can win, and I understand that,” Obama said.

It’s rather slick that Sen. Obama didn’t talk about the legality of not seating the Florida delegation. that’s the last thing he wants to talk about. It appears as though winning is more important to Sen. Obama than is the potential disenfranchisement of almost 2 million voters. That’s a pretty partisan move for THE postpartisan candidate, isn’ it?

What’s obvious to me is that Sen. Obama knows his momentum has disappeared. Sen. Obama knows that his momentum disappearing is making him look mortal, which can’t help him this fall. The more mortal he looks, the less chance he has of winning this November.

He didn’t get serious questions when he was the messianic candidate. The minute he started looking mortal, though, he started getting grilled on a daily basis. Since the grilling started, he’s lost ground with blue collar workers. If that doesn’t change, Obama can’t win the November election.

Based on this article, it’s obvious that Bill Clinton isn’t about to stop pressuring Obama, either. Here’s how he kept the pressure on today:

Speaking to a crowd of about 200 in Fort Thompson, S.D., Clinton seemed slightly subdued during his 30-minute speech, which largely focused on the issues important to the Native American community. As he wrapped up his remarks, a woman in the audience asked him a question about voting for Hillary Clinton.

“If you vote for her and she does well in Montana and she does well in Puerto Rico, when this is over she will be ahead in the popular vote,” Clinton said. “And they’re trying to get her to cry uncle before the Democratic Party has to decide what to do in Florida and Michigan because they are claiming that it only takes 2029 votes on the first ballot to win, and it takes a lot more than that if you put Florida and Michigan back in. Well, they will have to unless we want to lose the election. I mean, look, so there is that that is going on.”

The former president was strong in his assertion that his wife has the best chance to win against Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, arguing that many electoral map predictions have his wife winning more electoral votes than Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., the Democratic frontrunner, in a general election.

“She is winning the general election today and he is not, according to all the evidence,” Clinton said. “And I have never seen anything like it. I have never seen a candidate treated so disrespectfully just for running. Her only position was, “Look, if I lose I’ll be a good team player. We will all try to win but let’s let everybody vote and count every vote.'”

It must be frustrating for the Clintons to not get all the adoration in the press. I know that they got slapped pretty good for their scandals but they got kid glove treatment during his re-election campaign.

Now they’re finding out what it’s like every day to be the GOP candidate. This isn’t anything new for Republicans. It’s what happens daily.

The funniest thing is that Billary is whining about the press coverage, Obama is whining about Hillary not rolling over and playing dead and John McCain just stays positive while he’s campaigning.

Is it any wonder why John McCain is doing better than expected?

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Cross-posted at California Conservative

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