Argument: Superdelegates provide unifying margin of victory in tight race
- Tad Devine. "Superdelegates, Back Off". New York Times. February 10, 2008 - "But the superdelegates were also created to provide unity at the nominating convention.
- They are a critical mass of uncommitted convention voters who can move in large numbers toward the candidate who receives the most votes in the party’s primaries and caucuses. Their votes can provide a margin of comfort and even victory to a nominee who wins a narrow race."