“Who knows if I did the right thing? I am not seeing a lot out of the Republican candidates. I can’t rule out anything. The country is so important and it’s so vital we choose the right person and at this moment I don’t see that person,” Donald Trump told Fox News on May 23, after insisting 24 hours earlier that he absolutely, positively was not going to run for the White House.
The recent comings and goings of Republican hopefuls in the presidential derby has given the billionaire pause. Along with everyone else, apparently. A National Review online survey of some 4,500 readers finds that 51 percent are “depressed” by the potential field of Republican presidential candidates, 31 percent are “indifferent” and a rare optimistic 18 percent are “excited.”