It’s no secret that celebrity porn lawyer Michael Avenatti is desperately trying to set himself up for a run for president in 2020; the Associated Press a couple of weeks ago reported that he’d met with a dozen Democratic strategists to convince them he’s the one who could go head-to-head against President Trump.

Now Politico is confirming that Avenatti is building a 2020 machine, “quietly”:

So he’s already “deep into presidential campaign planning”? Democrats must be jazzed to hear that:

You know Avenatti could read this entire post and still come away thinking he has overwhelming support.