Twitter hammers former John McCain campaign aide Steve Schmidt after Howard Schultz drops his ill-advised independent presidential bid. Yeah, he realized that mucking up the election to help Donald Trump win would reduce him to worst than a pariah.

Schultz said he found it hard to reach moderate voters and didn’t want to risk rre-electing Trump. I hope Tom Steyer gets the message and drops out too.

But it is Schmidt, who was instrumental in John McCain picking half-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate, who is getting mercilessly hammered in Twitter for working with Schultz on his presidential bid to nowhere.

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