…Democrats rode a roller coaster, where first Hillary Clinton, and then Bernie Sanders was declared the winner.
On the other side of the aisle, it wasn’t a contest. From early reports, Donald Trump took the state handily, and he took Pennsylvania and Maryland, as well. In fact, he swept all five states. Republicans? What is wrong with you?
Meanwhile, the Democratic party didn’t have a nail-biter, but it wasn’t a sweep either. There was this:
…which presented an entirely different picture for the Democratic party. (The above chart is from the New York Times.)
And the AP said this:
It made sense that the state with the highest wealth-income gap would vote for Sanders, who has been talking about that issue more than any candidate (ever).
But in the end, Connecticut went for Clinton (as did four of the other five states that held primaries yesterday — save for Rhode Island). My Mother Courant said that at least here, the Nutmeg State, she “edged” out Sanders.
So onward we go.