Trump is hoping for Bernie, Biden, Buttigieg or Warren. Each has weaknesses (age, inexperience or liberal agenda ripe for exploitation in a mainstream election. Klobuchar has none of those weaknesses; the incumbent needs to be presented a challenger who is not easily dismissed. Her work in has led to the passage of an impressive number of bills, even as the partisan divide has deepened. In 2018 she won reelection with dozens of conservative-leaning counties that had gone for Trump 2 years earlier, when Hillary Clinton barely beat him in Minnesota. Klobuchar, a former prosecutor, has never lost an election.
[Founded in 1863, the paper was best known for conservative political opinions of its late publisher, William Loeb, and his wife, Elizabeth Scripps 'Nackey' Loeb. Famously, the paper helped to derail the candidacy in 1972 of U.S. Senator Edmund Muskie of Maine,]