Any guesses as to how many Republican presidential candidates will take to heart and act upon Scott Walker’s plea for a winnowing of the field to stop Donald Trump?

I’m hearing crickets so far.

If this was a serious consideration for Walker other than a mere rationalization for a failed candidate to deflect responsibility for his lack of success and make himself out as a selfless servant of the party, then he really needs to endorse somebody else, pronto.

I’m hearing crickets on that front, too, at least for now.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.