The co-founder of Politico
writes in the Wall Street Journal
Bring on a Third-Party CandidateEstablishment America deserves disruption, but not of the Sanders or Trump type. Here’s how to do it.By JIM VANDEHEI
April 25, 2016 6:41 p.m. ET… Why not recruit Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg or Sheryl Sandberg to head a third-party movement? Maybe we can convince Michael Bloomberg to help fund the movement with the billions he planned to spend on his own campaign—and then recruit him to run Treasury and advise the president.
With all that money they could probably even find a candidate whose name doesn’t end in “berg.”
I will even throw out a possible name for the movement: The Innovation Party. Who is against innovation, especially when winning campaigns are almost always about the future?
I’ve got a better name for the new party: the Billionaire Liberation Front.
Except that’s the functional description of the two existing parties …
As Hillary recently rasped
“If we broke up the big banks tomorrow,” Mrs. Clinton asked the audience of black, white and Hispanic union members, “would that end racism? Would that end sexism? Would that end discrimination against the L.G.B.T. community?,” she said, using an abbreviation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender. “Would that make people feel more welcoming to immigrants overnight?”
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