Bottom line: Watch third-party (and Nader's) numbers begin to climb as united-front near-lefty Dems peel off the Kerry campaign looking for somewhere to hide.
As CD Harris points out:
Do I hear rather large woman warming up over there?
George McGovern will be pleased. His 1972 run might just cease to be the standard example of a hopelessly incompetent, out-of-touch campaign. I wonder how many Democrat primary voters wish they'd pulled the lever for Joe Lieberman at this point....