Election '12

I saw this article (link) and wondered how much of this is an attempt to deal with lingering resentment (people who wanted Clinton in 2008) and how much of it is just part of the ideology or regular politics.  While the excitement around President Obama's 2008 victory masked some of the (very real) bitterness left over from his primary campaign, there have been a number of news articles recently that have hinted the bitterness never entirely went away.