Be careful what you ask for: both presidential nominating races are as muddled as the media have long fantasized they might be.
Two states completely unreflective of the country at large -— Iowa and New Hampshire — took their swings at the presidential nominating process. It is still a delightful mess. The next two states having contests are also outliers: Nevada, where prostitution and gambling, among other things, are very legal, and South Carolina, where nasty campaigning, nonconformity and rebellion are de rigueur.
In 2016, it is conventional wisdom that is running in last place.
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