There’s always some hand-wringing about bringing a Party together after a contested primary, but Democrats are in a much better place than the GOP.
Just a few months ago, assorted pundits were warning about the “divided Democratic party” and the challenges of bringing everyone together for the general election. Jeet Heer at the New Republic wrote, “In the wake of Iowa, the Democrats are still a house divided almost down the middle.”
As it turns out, not so much. We’re still having some vigorous policy debates between Bernie and Hillary voters, but the majority of Democrats are supporting Hillary:
And of course, there’s this happy news for the down-ticket races:
So while Hillary is still working to close out the nomination, Democrats are clearly much better positioned to unite in the general election than Republicans. And that’s good news for our country.