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GOP opponents of Trump are terrified. not nearly enough as they ought to be.

Donald Trump’s opponents fear a repeat of the 2016 GOP primary, which produced an anti-Trump majority. Here are four speculative doomsday scenarios that aren’t likely to happen. If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis fades, the 2012 primary could repeat itself instead. DeSantis could look strong in the early months of the primary, only to take on water as the campaign wears on. Scandals could emerge, his conservative record would look like a liability with swing voters. Republicans could slide into their own version of the 2016 Democratic primary.