For those who woke up this morning wondering if the Democratic party restoring Florida's delegates was all a dream: the pinch-me-it's-real proof comes in the form of an statement from the Barack Obama campaign with the latest delegate count.
It says: "Number of delegates Obama needs to secure the nomination: 46. This delegate update is adjusted for the new number for the nomination (2,118) the pledged delegates won in Puerto Rico (17) and the Michigan and Florida superdelegates who support us (who count in the tally as .5 each)."
This is the first time the Obama campaign has acknowledged the support of Florida superdelegates. It even names them: U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor of Tampa, U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler of Boca Raton, state Rep. Joyce Cusack of Deland, Tallahassee Commissioner Allan Katz, and state Rep. Dan Gelber of Miami Beach.