Nor was the base interested in him. Among conservatives, we generally saw him as the last gasp of the Kennedy Democrats. We were intrigued, in the way opponents are in a potential crossover issue politician when everyone still has the luxury of thinking that their horse will finish first. As the field dwindled to Trump, Webb got lots of mentions.

Teacher of life admin and curator of commentary. Occasional writer.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store