Since Joe Biden’s sweeping win in the South Carolina primary, Tom Steyer, Pete Buttigieg, and Amy Klobuchar have all dropped out of the race, in what looks like an effort to leave Biden as the sole moderate in the race (aside from Bloomberg).

+ It was a pretty amazing run by Mayor Pete who beat all expectations and made history for gay Americans. “One of the wonders of his unprecedented campaign was how little his sexual orientation was talked about as his bid progressed.” Frank Bruni in the NYT: Mayor Pete Flew Sky High.

+ If the last 48 hours in American politics has taught us anything, it’s that the people making predictions during the previous 48,000 hours didn’t know much. The New Yorker’s Jill Lepore: The Problems Inherent in Political Polling.