The 2020 primary is still a long way off and already the never-Trump crowd is looking around for someone to carry the water for them. It does not sound like it would be a career-enhancing move for any politician. Is Bill Kristol, the former editor-in-chief of The Weekly Standard considering a run? Who else might take a look? Read on, please.
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Via the Daily Caller, I feel like a man who’s closely associated with the Republican establishment *and* support for the Iraq war might not be the man to knock Trump off in a primary.
But then no one else in the GOP is going to knock him off in a primary either. The point of running would be to give the media an excuse to have you on TV to make the case against POTUS and to give anti-Trump Republicans a place to park votes, with zero prospects of attracting more than 5-10 percent in any actual primary. So what does it matter who the specific primary challenger is?
Bill Kristol, the former editor-in-chief of The Weekly Standard, is considering challenging President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican primary.
Kristol, who is consistently one of the most vocal anti-Trump Republicans, has been considering a run for months, a source familiar with Kristol’s thinking told The Daily Caller News Foundation…
Kristol previously sparked 2020 rumors in March when he popped up in New Hampshire to speak at “a must-show event for potential presidential contenders,” as Inside Sources noted at the time.
Kristol has consistently said that Trump needs to face a 2020 primary challenger. “We need to take one shot at liberating the Republican Party from Trump, and conservatism from Trumpism,” Kristol told the…….
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