In a new Op-Ed for “The Hill” frequent Fox News contributor Juan Williams argues that Trump’s Republican party has descended into “farce.”
Williams also claims “Trump had no strong political agenda to attract support when he ran in 2020.” and “He still has no agenda.”
Here are the early gambling odds for 2024 politics.
Right now, the smart money in Las Vegas says either President Biden or Vice President Harris have a better chance to win the 2024 presidential election than former President Trump.
But oddsmakers give Trump, who will be 78 by the time of the next election, a good shot at becoming the Republican nominee.
Trump’s 41 percent favorable rating in the RealClearPolitics (RCP) average of polls — a poor rating for a former president — hides the fact that two-thirds of Republicans recently told Quinnipiac University polling that they want to see Trump run for the nomination in 2024.
Why wouldn’t Trump run, with that kind of hold on the party?
The problem for Trump is that while his candidacy is the tallest tree in the GOP jungle, it has shallow roots in the soft, shifting soil of a cult of personality.
At his maximum political power, Trump is a towering idol for a fickle crowd that agrees on only one thing — hating Democrats.
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