I’ve been a little disappointed in the low level of vitriol n’ derp so far in the Democratic campaign, so I was glad to see Susan Sarandon say maybe Trump would be better than Hillary because revolution.
Of course, the reality is that almost no Bernie supporters will vote for a Republican in November if Hillary’s the nominee and almost no Hillary supporters will vote Republican in November if Bernie’s the nominee.
On the other hand, I’m not so sure about the #NeverTrump people. I originally thought they’d all come around to Trump if he’s the nominee (I don’t think it’s a given he will be) but now I’m not so sure. Federal Republican office holders and national GOP party operatives have to back him because it’s the smart move (Tessio was always smarter), but I wonder if the conservative punditocracy can use the Trumpocalypse to prove to the world that they truly are independent-minded Burkeans of no clique or party.
Is there any chance that we could see a post-Both Sides Do It campaign? I’m not talking about the real dead enders — I know Ron Fournier will be in a bunker tweeting death to the duopoly for years after our current political system, as well as twitter, have ceased to exist. But now that Cokie herself is committing journalism against Trump….