Wiretap: Who will win Colorado’s GOP Senate primary? Nobody knows.

No winners

The National Review takes a look at the Colorado GOP Senate primary races and decides that no one has any idea who will win. The article cites one unnamed GOP politico as saying it’s “like pulling names out of a hat.”

Hiroshima speech

In the middle of the presidential campaign, Obama’s Hiroshima speech did not get the attention it deserved. It was, in a word, great. Via The New Republic.

Bluster show

Eugene Robinson: Trump’s rolling bluster show. He thought it “would be like Dr. Martin Luther King, where the people would be lined up from here all the way to the Washington Monument, right?” Uh, wrong. Via The Washington Post.

Bad run

Hillary Clinton may or may not end up being a good president, but she’s definitely not very good at running for president. Via The Washington Post.

Third party

Jay Cost writes in The Weekly Standard that there could be a third-party challenge to Trump and Clinton, but it might take a Teddy Roosevelt to do it (and we know how that one ended).

Bernie congress

The Bernie Congress: Meet the down-ballot candidates trying to recreate the Bernie revolution. Via Vox.

Hard decisions

The Supreme Court justices are trying to work through the difficulty of an eight-person court. But some justices, it seems, are trying harder than others. Via The New York Times.

Secret meeting

Revelations from a secret meeting tell us more about the battle over Obamacare and why the war continues. Via The New York Times.

Roots remade

A “Roots” for right now — the remake is as spikily relevant for today as the original was when it first appeared. Via The Boston Globe.

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