…he would announce that he’s made some huge mistakes, that he realizes he has certain limits and blockages, that he lacks the self-awareness and general finessing skills that all politicians need to survive, and that because he’s now facing all-but-insurmountable negatives he’s decided that for the good of the Republican party to fold his candidacy, and may the best man win. If he were to do this Trump would be applauded by all sides, and he’d be on a path to a certain kind of redemption. His brand would henceforth glow in people’s minds.