Jeb and Kasich deserve better, but...
Both are intelligent men whom I admire and have long thought would make great presidents. It isn't Jeb's fault that he shares a last name with a former president who, rightly or wrongly, is unpopular at the moment. It isn't his fault, either, that so many Americans have come to the incredibly stupid conclusion that he shouldn't be president because of his last name. But there it is.
I sympathize with their desire to go out with dignity. On the other hand, the welfare not only of the party but of the country requires that they both get out and get in back of Marco Rubio soon. I pray that after South Carolina, or Super Tuesday at the latest, Jeb Bush and John Kasich do the right thing and drop out of the race. To do anything else would be as selfish as it would be pointless.
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