England has Shakespeare. We have “Die Hard.” At the end of “Die Hard 2,” Holly Gennaro McClane (Bonnie Bedelia), asks her husband (Bruce Willis): “Why does this keep happening to us?”
That’s the feeling here in Connecticut where, for the third straight cycle, we have seen the Democratic nominee pull out a last-minute victory after an Election Day marred by voting problems that wound up in both the courts and the national conversation.
I can’t tell whether we need a new set of voting laws or just better writers. We can’t keep pumping out these nearly identical sequels.
In 2010, we had the Mystery of the Bridgeport Ballots. A judge extended...