NPR this morning, on yesterday’s primary elections in Texas:

Driven by anti-President Trump fervor, there were plenty of positive signs for a once-latent Democratic Party in Texas. . . . Democrats fielded a record number of candidates in all 36 congressional districts, and there’s the potential to flip maybe three or more seats come November.

By the early hours of Wednesday, Democratic vote totals neared 1 million, nearly doubling totals from 2014 and reaching a level not seen in a midterm primary for the party since 2002.

2002, you say?  I can’t seem to recallhow did that one turn out for Democrats?

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John Kasich in a speech last night, reviewing his own performance as governor of Ohio for the past eight years:

In this job, I’ve just done everything that I could do. I’ve done my best.

Except that time when he stayed in the presidential primaries until just after Ted Cruz had dropped out—i.e., exactly long enough to ensure the candidate Kasich most claims to hate would become the nominee.  Kasich did literally the worst he could do.