Is This Prominent Conservative Columnist Running for President?

The stranger-than-fiction 2016 presidential race took another wild turn on Tuesday. From NBC News: After a feverish few days of speculation over who conservative “Never Trump” activist Bill Kristol was hinting about in a tweet over the weekend boasting of a third-party challenger to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the cat is out of the bag: Kristol is courting constitutional lawyer and Weekly Standard [sic] writer David French to run for president. Several sources confirmed to NBC News that French is interested in a bid, but has not yet committed to running or not. David French is a relative unknown