Your Spring Nor’easter Take on the Illinois Primaries

I forgot to do an advance take on my home state’s primaries, so I’ll give the chilliest of all takes:

It all comes down to turnout.  No, realli!

Granted, the reign of Rauner probably makes those numbers even more ruinous for the right.  But what you see here is what you’ve seen in primaries and specials all across the country during the Trump era: Dems are fired up, Republicans are burnt out.  It’s only just turned to Spring, so any wave is still beyond the horizon.  But it might be time to at least price that that surfboard.

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