Will Trump Flame Out Before the GOP Primaries Even Start?

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The conventional wisdom has Donald Trump as either the man to beat for the Republican nomination of at least headed for a drawn-out fight to the finish with Ron DeSantis. But could Trump flame out and not even make it to the Iowa caucuses?

It’s not as far-fetched as you might think. In fact, it’s not far-fetched at all. Trump has severe strategic problems, polling problems, not to mention his legal difficulties. They all add up to a very rough trajectory over the next several months. Everyone knows Trump hates to lose. When faced with losing, he will either claims he was cheated, or quits. A year from now, Trump might be far enough behind DeSantis that quitting will be the only way to avoid losing.

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