Bill Kristol is at it once again and his latest forecast is a doozy: a Hillary Clinton- David Petraeus 2016 presidential ticket.
The former secretary of state is perhaps the most popular name mentioned as a 2016 presidential candidate. Petraeus had been mentioned as a presidential candidate before but those prospects sank after an extramarital affair triggered his resignation from the CIA.
Kristol, the editor of The Weekly Standard, floated the idea as an aside in the latest issue of his email newsletter.
“By the way, a savvy friend is absolutely convinced her running mate in 2016 will be David Petraeus—something worth thinking about, perhaps,” he said.
The type of GOP candidate who would have to defeat the “elitist and dynastic” Hillary would have to be one from “Middle America who speaks for Middle America in ways understandable to Middle America,” Kristol added.
Kristol has made a few 2016 field predictions before. He recently said that Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) would certainly not run in 2016. But the pundit has made a few predictions that turned out to be wrong so take these recent ones with a grain of salt.