Yes, tragically, it appears that Hillary Clinton will be the nominee, and that is a bitter "Hill" to swallow. And yet, we are feeling oddly optimistic.
Why? Because 2016 feels like "the tipping point."
Finally, enough is enough.
Finally, a large enough percentage of voters are feeling energized to make real change happen.
Bernie is our Human of the Year, but he would be the first to admit this is NOT ABOUT HIM. It is about ALL of us. And you know what? We rock.
Yes -- We, The People, Rock.
Lake County, in particular, rocks!
From the Lake County News:
As for how Lake County voted in the presidential race, the final results showed that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont received the most local votes of any presidential candidate, with 5,195 ballots cast in his favor.
Businessman Donald Trump received 4,163 Lake County votes, and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received 3,988 local votes.
Overall, there was a 51-percent voter turnout, with 16,712 votes cast, according to the final results.
For comparison, those turnout numbers surpass the presidential election year primaries in 2008 and 2012, when there was a 34-percent and 42.5-percent turnout rate, respectively, according to the registrar's records.
More later. Meanwhile, if you are not already doing so, start watching THE JIMMY DORE SHOW on You Tube.