It's not rocket science but still a clever little trick from our Missouri Democratic Party friends.
Expect a bevy of coverage of the doomed Eric Greitens campaign for Guv that exacerbates divisions amongst Missouri Republican voters and helps to eliminate a more serious candidate.
Even better . . .
This strategy helps hide the fact that Missouri progressives don't really have a worthwhile contender for the spot in what could be a competitive contest if the former Guv makes it back to the general election despite a devastating sex scandal that forced his resignation.
Check our theory proven out with former Prez Trump coverage thrown in just for good measure . . . Read more:
Splintered GOP led to Trump victory in 2016. Greitens eying the same path in 2022 * Missouri Independent
Political scientists who study campaigns developed a concept called "coordination failure." It describes the electoral problem of two or more similarly positioned candidates, who together would have plurality voter support, competing against an opposing candidate from a different ideological space.