Speculation from partisan newsies was passed off are fact in order to distract the plebs.
Reality . . . Former Missouri Guv Jay would be a moderate to right-wing Republican by today's standards.
He's not making a comeback, he won't be running for Senate and the Missouri Democratic Party bench is so thin after 2020 defeat that they'll have a hard time finding somebody with any name recognition.
And so expect STL to lead the competition in a contest that will be exceptionally ugly with plenty of backup from CNN & MSNBC.
For now, here' the hype . . .
(Missouri Independent) - Roy Blunt's announcement that he won't seek a third term certainly shook up Republican politics in Missouri, sparking nearly every GOP elected official in the state to publicly mull jumping into the campaign. Democrats aren't immune from the speculation. While any Democrat would face an uphill fight, the chance of a messy [...]