Fuzzy math

Perception tends to trump reality in politics, and the perception that Hillary Clinton won by double-digits last night is huge for her campaign. I have MSNBC on right now and it's showing a 55-45 percent Clinton victory.

Now here's the reality, from the Pa. Department of State, the official vote counter. With only a handful of precincts out, Clinton is winning by 8.6 percent. Not 10 percent, and not even 9 percent.

As Bill Clinton himself once said, what is the deal?

UPDATE: AP has the margin at 9.3 percent, with a few more votes counted.

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