Reader RS has a different perspective from AC — “ultimately, the party should be allowed to pick” who wins the nomination, he writes.
Here’s part of his email.
As far as I understand it, the Democratic Party has always required a majority vote at the Convention to nominate a candidate. If that doesn’t occur on the first ballot, pledged delegates are released and the deliberations continue. That reflects the desire to try, as best as possible, to get a consensus nominee.