What is Hillary doing??

Great observation today from Ezra piggybacking on the Politico:

I keep trying to figure out Clinton's path to the nomination. But I
can't. She's not going to win with delegates, she's not going to win in
the popular vote, and Michigan and Florida aren't revoting. Today, Jim
VandeHei and Mike Allen walk the same path:

One big fact has largely been lost in the recent
coverage of the Democratic presidential race: Hillary Rodham Clinton
has virtually no chance of winning.

Her own campaign acknowledges there is no way that she will finish
ahead in pledged delegates. That means the only way she wins is if
Democratic superdelegates are ready to risk a backlash of historic
proportions from the party?s most reliable constituency.

Unless Clinton is able to at least win the primary popular vote ?
which also would take nothing less than an electoral miracle ? and use
that achievement to pressure superdelegates, she has only one scenario
for victory. An African-American opponent and his backers would be told
that, even though he won the contest with voters, the prize is going to
someone else.

People who think that scenario is even remotely likely are living on another planet.

As it happens, many people inside Clinton?s campaign live right here
on Earth…

it's a game of make-believe that's keeping the likely nominee locked in
a useless and damaging deathmatch with Clinton, and keeping the party
from turning its attention to John McCain.

So, just what is Hillary doing?  She's clearly smart enough to know all this.  How does she think she's really going to win, and doesn't she recognize the damage she's doing in her increasingly quixotic quest?

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