Morton Kondracke is a retired Washington, DC, journalist (Chicago Sun-Times, The New Republic, McLaughlin Group, FoxNews Special Report, Roll Call, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal) now living on Bainbridge Island. He continues to write regularly for (besides PostAlley) RealClearpolitics.com, mainly to advance the cause of political reform.
No Labels is relying on an utterly false justification for considering a centrist challenge to likely major party candidates Trump and Joe Biden -- the assertion that both parties are dominated by extremists. Only the GOP is.
If Pence does run—and he’s traveling the primary election circuit like candidates do—he’ll add to the dynamic that currently favors Trump in 2024 as it did in 2016: the bigger the field, the more the anti-Trump vote will be split.