Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer speculated on the possibility of a debate between presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
In the event that debate were to take place, as both have offered signals that it could, the big loser according to Krauthammer would be Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, who has declined any further debates with Sanders.
“The idea is genius,” Krauthammer said. “The sure loser is Hillary. She’s not going to be there. Sanders is elevated. How can Trump lose? Either Sanders supports his attacks on Hillary, which will diminish Sanders and elevate Trump, or he’ll take her side and it’s going to be extremely uncomfortable. He wins either way. This is the old boxing promoter creating a new card, where you dip down and you get the unknown Rocky and you put him on stage. It’ll be a spectacle.”
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