If it's true that if you stand for nothing, then you'll fall for anything, then Obama supporters may be easier to beat in the general election should it come to that. I didn't think the Democrats were united on anything until I read Nicolas Kristof in the NYT today talking about their common fear that Roe v. Wade might be overturned. I wish pro-life people in the 70s would have known to be so afraid!
He brought up a point that gives me heart a little rest: that 9 out of 10 of the past presidential election winners were also the first to be nominated by their party. My heart only gets a little rest because, let's face it, the US government isn't that old. It's not like predicting lunar cycles or something; everything is new and different. Let's pray.