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Yes, & some no. The "nagonna campaign unless you pay me" possibility is quite the potential twist. Leave it to The WSJ to imagine something more cynical than even this eternal cynic could.
Cannot, however, see it happening before or during
Also unsure: Der Donald facing any possibility he'll lose before the autumnal equinox. Or Hallowe'en. Whatever narrative bones have been fleshed recently, it's been obvious for some time that if the renowned whiner about fairness lost, he'd begin to howl "cheated, stolen, rigged, crooked, conspiracy, elites, Washington, Mexican voter fraud, blah" the moment FOXNews finally gave up & called the election for Mme. Sec'y. Clinton.
*For the contrarian hell of it, the editorial we will go out on a limb & guess that, barring bizarre V.-P. selections, convention unrest, a shooting on Fifth Ave. (maybe) or catastrophes/disasters, there'll be little appreciable change in this entire unholy mess until (Wait for it ... wait for ... two more months! Hah!) the traditional Labor Day beginning of U.S. Presidential campaigns.
21st century or not, no political savant (or Trump strategist) will know what to do until post-convention polling bumps have returned to whatever, the punters are paying attention (not before summer's gone) & polling can be trusted.
This has gone on for over a yr., & there are still four more months. If this is the price of democracy it isn't worth it.