Following Tuesday primary contests in Florida and Ohio, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews reacted to the results and speculated about the prospects of a cross-party presidential ticket that could include Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and GOP presidential hopeful Gov. John Kasich (R-OH).
According to Matthews, it would be a smart play for Clinton to win over voters disaffected by a potential ticket that included Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.
“I think if we see a large crossover tonight in the results, to [Kasich] among Democrats and independents, that’s a strong statement, I think, and maybe this is just me talking,” Matthews said. “But I do think if you could ever find a way to put a ticket together that would actually end some of this mishegoss, to use a Yiddish word, that’s been going on in this country, it might be a Clinton-Kasich ticket, something really surprising, because I don’t think there’s going to be many, many, tens of millions of Republicans who will not vote for Donald Trump in a general election looking for an alternative. If Hillary Clinton was smart, she would make herself the alternative by putting Kasich on the ticket.”
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