"She just lost her clout," said Sylvia Woods, chairwoman of the Knox County Democratic Party. "She should have kept her mouth shut, or she should step down." Woods' husband, Harold, also a pledged Clinton delegate, said he came to the convention promising to vote for the New York senator, "and that's what I'm going to do."
In a remark ironically destined for public consumption, Memphis delegate Rudi Scheidt said, "Vote your conscience," he told his fellow Clinton delegates. "Vote for whoever you want to vote for. But remember, this never took place. Because if they hear we're divisive … you do nothing but demean the Democratic Party and put (John) McCain in office."
Meanwhile, the Governor has been playing the reluctant chaplain of unity:
See also Ken Whitehouse.