Kristol: Trump ‘Winning the GOP Nomination Makes Clinton President’
SCARBOROUGH:"So if you’re Kelly Ayotte, you would like to have a conservative and Donald Trump?"
KRISTOL: "Otherwise people like me in New Hampshire, if there are any, just stay home and don’t vote for Kelly Ayotte. So you could make that case but I agree with Jim, it will be a haul to get people to — it’s tough to persuade people — I voted Republican every presidential election in my adult lifetime. It’s tough to persuade someone not to go with the party nominee."
GEIST: "Doesn’t your third party scenario make Hillary Clinton president for the next four, maybe eight years?"
KRISTOL: "I think Donald Trump winning the Republican nomination makes Hillary Clinton president for the next four years, probably. I would say there’s some chance that that third party person could take off if Trump blows up that. ‘S the strongest argument against someone doing it. That will be used against any Republican senator or governor or prominent person who tries to —