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Dems’ Brilliant Ideas for 2020: Kerry, Gore?

Axios talked to Democrats, at least some of whom listed 2000 presidential nominee Al Gore and 2004 presidential nominee John Kerry as potential 2020 challengers to Trump.

Al Gore

NTK Network has established that Democrats are facing the unsatisfactory choice of either geriatrics or a “free-for-all” in their 2020 presidential primary.

A new Axios report just made it worse, though (emphasis ours):

Breaking the potential candidates into formal tiers at this point would be silly. But here are groupings that emerged with our conversations with veterans of past Democratic presidential campaigns, as well as younger operatives likely to be involved in the 2020 campaign:

The classics: Joe Biden, John Kerry, Al Gore, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley.

Yes, you read that right. Someone – or multiple people – in the Democratic Party think that 2004 presidential nominee John Kerry and 2000 presidential nominee Al Gore are strong choices to challenge Donald Trump in 2020.

Some think the Democratic Party is struggling to move on from the Clinton and Obama eras, but going further back in time doesn’t seem like a real solution.