Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Two Down

Announcing a new feature at COTTonLINE, we plan a tally of all those who’ve talked about running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination who later drop out of the race. So far, by my reckoning, there are two.

At this point, Michael Avenatti, labeled by Tucker Carlson a “creepy porn lawyer,” has already withdrawn. And now, according to Politico, former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick says he’s no longer considering a run.

No Dem with presidential ambitions has yet put out enough effort to justify a bye-ku. Let’s see if we get a replay of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None, shall we?