I'm starting to think there really is no Republican primary. Here's Donald Trump on MSNBC. It's hard to believe that there's any upside to having him involved in any Republican politics interested in actual power--even among Republicans. I know there's this notion that he'll help secure the base. I think the more he talks, the less that will be true.

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