Any devoted Dune fans out there? Remember when Paul and Lady Jessica have escaped Harkonnen clutches after being betrayed, and they’re hiding in the desert listening to radio chatter, and on every band, the message is the same: Atreides reports of defeat, Harkonnen messages of triumph? Complete disaster, no hope.
That’s what I’m seeing now on Twitter:
John Kasich suspends campaign for Republican nomination, leaving Donald Trump sole candidate in race, US reports say https://t.co/RaLXRt5Zdy
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) May 4, 2016
BREAKING: AP sources: John Kasich to end his bid for White House; Donald Trump to become presumptive GOP nominee for president.
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 4, 2016
— Fox News Politics (@foxnewspolitics) May 4, 2016
Kasich was literally at the airport in Columbus for his trip to DC to raise money when he changed his mind, per @SaraMurray
— Phil Mattingly (@Phil_Mattingly) May 4, 2016
Goodbye Kasich, the Prince of Light, the evening star https://t.co/VXthcFjEqP
— Elizabeth Bruenig (@ebruenig) May 4, 2016
Breaking: John Kasich will suspend his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination https://t.co/5xQPDPcm8q
— Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) May 4, 2016
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) May 4, 2016
— The Hill (@thehill) May 4, 2016
No hope anywhere, for the party or far more importantly, the nation.
It must have been much like this when the Germans marched into Paris…
Sorry about mixing metaphors there…