Not great surprise here that Barack Obama took the prize, but it would have no suprise had Hillary Clinton won. Still, by the numbers, 'ol Hillary was just a second class candidate. In fact, loser John Edwards was closer to Hillary (9%) than Hillary was to Obama (28%).
The surprise would have been John Edwards, who once looked like he was running for Vice President, but now, may settle for assistant mayor of Omaha.
Barack Obama 55%
Hillary Clinton 27%
John Edwards 18%
Obama Wins South Carolina Primary
New York Times
By JEFF ZELENY and MARJORIE CONNELLY COLUMBIA, SC - Senator Barack Obama won a commanding victory over Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in the South Carolina Democratic primary on Saturday, drawing a wide majority of black support and one-quarter of ...