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Bruce Rauner Deserves to Lose

I don’t know whether Jeanne Ives will pull off the upset, although there is buzz about it:

But I do know that Bruce Rauner deserves to lose. When you are the incumbent governor who has betrayed your voters, failed in your major policy goals, are almost certain to lose in November, and are massively outspending your primary opponent and trying to pound her into the ground with disgracefully dishonest attacks that don’t come close to passing the laugh test, it is time for the voters to send you into retirement. Here’s hoping Republican primary voters do it tomorrow night.

Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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