How Many Polls Does it Take to Change a Lightbulb

“In an election year that has already shattered many received wisdoms, add another one to the scrap heap: the idea that the Democratic and Republican Party establishments were finally getting a handle on the popular insurgencies that have shaken up their parties.” The New Yorker’s John Cassidy on last night’s big wins for Donald and Bernie.

+ Super Tuesday Two did little to change the overall math of the election. But it definitely enhanced the storyline, and even added one to the already unusual primaries: A result that was among the greatest polling errors in primary history.

+ In 2012, the GOP adjusted the rules for their primaries in an effort to give a greater edge to the frontrunner. Whoops.

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