The Non-Obvious Explanation

Never mind why, but I’m in Missouri. And locals are telling me that, since it was an open primary here and anyone could vote, Missouri Democrats voted en masse for Santorum just to jerk the Republicans’ chains. And the talking heads are going on and on about the mystery of Mr. Man-on-Dog-Sex’s resurgence, which, in this state, seems to have been a practical joke. Priceless.