It turns out that Joe Scarborough rumor was correct.
Meet Evan McMullin, a “former CIA operative, businessman and House Chief Policy Director” who is running for president to take on “authoritarians like Donald Trump”:
Authoritarians like @realDonaldTrump use promises of law & order to justify infringing on civil rights as they consolidate control by force.
— Evan McMullin (@Evan_McMullin) July 22, 2016
He has a website and everything:
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorp) August 8, 2016
Twitter’s response to the news, however? Meh.
McMullin is trending, but trails badly behind #IntenationalCatDay, #Delta, Bryan Clauson and #MotivationMonday:
As a certain authoritarian might say, “SAD!”
And he’s way behind to get on the ballot in many states:
states where, as of now, Evan McMullin won't be on the official ballot: TX, NC, IL, NM, IN, NV, GA, DE, SC, OK, FL, MI, WA, MO, NJ, AR…
— Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) August 8, 2016
— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) August 8, 2016
Game over … already.