February 1, 2019
Another day, another outrageous comment from a Democrat who is terrified over the idea of former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz running for president in 2020 as an Independent candidate.
Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington kicked it up a notch on Thursday and argued that a possible Schultz’s run is a “fatal disease” like the measles outbreak in his state.
During an appearance on MSNBC’s “Meet the Press Daily, ” host Chuck Todd asked Inslee whether Schultz will run as a Democrat or Independent.
Inslee said he wasn’t sure, but changed course and instead argued that Schultz should consider his “legacy” and rethink his strategy of potentially running as an Independent because he — like countless Democrats and media talking heads — believes it would only help President Donald Trump win re-election.
“If he wants to run, he is welcome to run as a Democrat, welcome to the pool. Don’t be afraid of running in a place that actually can help people make decisions,” Inslee said about Schultz.
“His candidacy is not just a distraction. It is a potential fatal disease, if you will, infecting us with Donald Trump for another four years. We cannot have that. I just declared an emergency for measles in my state and this is an emergency as well,” Inslee added.
Inslee comparing a possible Schultz run to a deadly disease comes a week after Washington officials declared a state of emergency regarding the measles outbreak.
Inslee is just one of many Democrats who has freaked out over the idea of Schultz running for president as an Independent candidate.
During a segment Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Deadline: White House,” host Nicolle Wallace lost her mind and went after Steve Schmidt, a network contributor who is currently working as an adviser to Schultz.
Wallace furiously told Schmidt that “people are terrified” that he’ll help…