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Nine Things The Primary Taught Us

Nine Things The Primary Taught Us

It's morning in Connecticut. The primary is over. What has changed? Nine things.

1. Everybody is an unaffiliated voter (figuratively speaking). I've heard from registered Republicans whose first choice of all candidates from either party is — ready? — Bernie Sanders. There are of course registered Democrats who say they can never vote for Hillary Clinton. And registered Republicans who say they can never vote for Donald Trump. Nobody's a pawn. Everybody's a queen who can move onto any imaginable square.

2. Trump is great; Trump is small. Donald Trump had a strong night in Connecticut, but only compared with other Republicans. Rough figures: Trump got 123,000 votes....

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