With the Republican presidential frontrunner looking essentially like a sentient, bigoted apricot right now, the party is starting to flail wildly for anyone else.
That anyone, it turns out, might just be Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), a man who once called the Donald Trump campaign “creepy,” and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), a man who can sure take down a pickle. According to The Washington Post, ex-presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has been courting the two as a candidate through whom he might live.
Romney is among those who have made personal overtures to both men in recent days, according to several people with knowledge of the former Massachusetts governor’s activities.
It’s not clear how much credence we should give this idea, though. Another name that’s also been floated is that of Mark Cuban, a man whose chances are about the same as a burlap sack of dollar bills.