Nowhere near clinching a nomination... and running a distant second to Donald Trump...
Ted Cruz is now reported to be on the verge of naming Carly Fiorina as his 2016 GOP running mate.
Strikes me this is yet another desperate Cruz move destined to backfire.
By naming a running mate now, Cruz signals he and his campaign understand they are no longer viable on their own, so they grasp for additional star power to keep things alive.
Coupled with Monday's "deal" where Cruz and Kasich now split which states to campaign in ahead of upcoming primaries, the Cruz campaign appears to be far more desperate than most would have imagined even a week ago.