May 5, 2016

Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse, who is no fan of Donald Trump, wrote on his Facebook page that voters should rally around a third party candidate in the general election.

He wrote, "Why shouldn’t America draft an honest leader who will focus on 70% solutions for the next four years? You know ... an adult?”

NRO's editor Bill Kristol, who is in support of a third party candidate, was asked
by CNN's John Berman, if Sasse's "passionate plea" is something he'd support.

Kristol responded, "I am, and I hope Ben Sasse decides to pick up the mantle himself. I think it would be fantastic to have a young, intelligent, conservative, but very independent minded - willing to work across the aisle, Senator, on the stage with two elderly Americans, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, who really are fighting the battles..."

CNN cut in to highlight about his ageist attack, so he continued, "I'm in my early sixties, they're a little older than I am.....Ben Sasse is in his forties, I think Sasse, is so much more thoughtful than either of them.

" I think someone like Sasse running would start off behind, there would be a lot of hurdles to get over, it's doable though and if he can get into the debates in September and October, I think he could actually win."

Bill Kristol, the man who helped sink Sen. John McCain's chances by suggesting and supporting Sarah Palin for his Vice President, unveils another one of his off-the-wall ideas - that are so ridiculous, not only would it never happen, but it would gift wrap the presidency to any Democratic politician, including HRC.

I hope Kristol and his #NeverTrump compatriots start a Super PAC to vet a third party candidate and to get he/she in the race.

Can you help us out?

For nearly 20 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.