Never Trumper Calls Fox News Star 2024 Frontrunner

MSNBC contributor Steve Schmidt suggested that Fox News host Tucker Carlson may be a Republican “frontrunner” in 2024.

Schmidt, a member of the Lincoln Project, appeared Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House” with anchor Brian Williams, who brought the topic to “Trumpism,” a “part of what the Lincoln Project was formed to defeat.”

“Trumpism is a powerful thing,” said Williams. “It may be a loser politically, but do you anticipate it to survive Donald Trump?”

“Oh, absolutely,” Schmidt responded. “Look, we have almost 48% of this country that’s voted for a statist authoritarian movement with fascistic markers that’s hostile to American democracy, to the rule of law that venerates an individual, that’s a cult of personality.”

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