So much for impartial arbitration of intra-party competition.
With the Mueller report scaring off other GOP challengers, the special prosecutor's former boss calls on the president to resign, raises "millions," and continues to get drubbed in the polls.
Confidants of the late senator have either buckled, joined #NeverTrump plotters, or bolted.
When voters see what the actual options are, their interest in political competition plummets.
Ronna McDaniel's CPAC comments are latest indication that the Republican National Committee will tilt heavily Trump in 2020.
Bush, Chris Christie, Bill Kristol, and a bunch of op-ed interventionists stoke 2020 speculation around the Republican governor of Democratic Maryland.