The Pennsylvania primary didn't change the basic parameters of the race for the Democratic nomination in any significant way, Andrew Romano writes in Newsweek. But it had a huge effect on the narrative, handing Hillary Clinton Exhibit A for her claim that Barack Obama can't win over white men. She will taunt him, as she did last night, for failing to knock her out, despite outspending her 3 to 1. Obama will boast, as he did last night, of cutting her Pennsylvania lead, and will hammer her for divisive tactics that are hurting the party.
"Both narratives are, in part, fiction," Romano writes. But they'll be front and center in appeals to the superdelegates, who are the only Democrats whose votes are truly significant, since neither candidate can now win on pledged delegates alone.