Indecision 2016

Using “beauty” loosely: Herald political columnist Jerry Cornfield reports that the state has canceled its presidential primary because the state Democratic Party prefers to use its caucus system to nominate a candidate. The state had asked both parties to use primary results to select delegates, saying it would not run a primary unless the results counted. The state didn’t want to spend $11.5 million to run a beauty contest.

OK. for the Republicans it would have been a beauty contest; for the Democrats it would have been a coronation for Hillary Clinton.

All ahead full: Gov. Jay Inslee toured the state ferry Tokitae during one of its runs between Mukilteo and Clinton to promote the state transportation funding package.

To illustrate the Legislature’s movement on the budget, the Tokitae’s screws pushed from both ends, spinning the ferry in a circle.

Channel-surfing the vast cultural wasteland: Season 2 of CNN’s spin-off of Mike Rowe’s “Dirty Jobs” franchise debuts tonight at 9. This one is called “Somebody’s Gotta Do It With Mike Rowe.”

If his significant other isn’t interested, we think a comma between It and With might help.

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