Hillary Clinton Represents the Last Hurrah for Centrist Democrats

Ted Cruz's decisive victory in Wisconsin last week has made a brokered Republican convention a mathematical likelihood. That possibility has highlighted the tensions within the Republican Party and raised questions about what the GOP will look like in the future and whether it will be badly damaged by this strange and ugly primary campaign. The state of the Republican Party has partially obscured that regardless of the outcome of this nominating season, the Democratic Party is facing a similarly difficult future, and not just because some supporters of Bernie Sanders might stay home in November.