April 20, 2016
I seem to remember everyone talking about Ted Cruz having momentum. I think I recall many assuming the convention would go to a second ballot, if not a third, fourth or fifth. How quickly things change. Or do they?
It’s fun to get caught up in the twists and turns of the race. It feels like things are constantly evolving. We want to believe individual decisions, outcomes of particular primaries or caucuses, perhaps an ad here or there have made a big difference.
I’m not saying it absolutely doesn’t matter what anyone does, but the contest got awfully locked in months ago and appears about where it always was. The same is true on the Democratic side. Sanders wins where he should and loses where he should. Neither he nor Hillary have won over many voters who leaned towards the other. Continue reading