News’ of Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter harkened back to a conversation I had with Bloomberg‘s Joshua Green last year, positing a theoretical scenario where a Trump return to the platform lent unforeseen tailwinds to Democrats.
Blake Houndshell of the New York Times‘ On Politics newsletter took note, and asked me what a return could mean for the midterms.
“Dems would be delighted to have him back, if only to change the subject from inflation and ineffectuality,” said Liam Donovan, a Republican lobbyist in Washington.
“Republicans who are paid to win elections would have considerable heartburn,” he added.
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