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Apparently Donald Trump is no more popular with some conservatives than he is with liberals. Will Rahn of CBS News makes the case for Mitt Romney to step in.
Commentary: Run, Mitt, run!
Will Rahn | CBS News | June 15, 12016
“Why doesn’t Mitt Romney just run for president? If Mitt thinks Donald Trump would be such a disaster as president, why doesn’t he just go in as a spoiler? Why not ensure that Trump can’t win by dividing the Republican vote?
Maybe, as of just a few weeks ago, Mitt was really thinking about running. I sort of suspect he was, if only because it’s the only reason I can think of why Paul Ryan would wait so long to endorse Trump, make such a big deal of not endorsing Trump, and then fold a couple of weeks later after Trump surrenders more-or-less nothing. Ryan’s a sophisticated operator – why would he do all that, embarrass himself like that, unless he was told that there really was a non-Trump Republican who might jump in?…
Because here’s the thing about another Romney run: he could win… ” ~ my emphasis, continue reading
Mitt Romney destroyed himself politically with his 47% comment.