Murdoch floats John Kerry as last-minute Dem 2016 candidate

News Corp. boss Rupert Murdoch is floating Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryNorth Korea is moved by Pompeo diplomacy, but Dems dig in deeper Ex-Obama official Marie Harf, Guy Benson to co-host Fox News Radio show Five things to know about Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska MORE as a Democratic presidential nominee as Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPaltry wage gains, rising deficits two key tax reform concerns Trump pressed Sessions to fire FBI agents who sent anti-Trump texts: report DNC sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks over alleged election interference MORE’s candidacy “sinks.” 

“Watch Hillary’s candidacy sink and sink,” Murdoch tweeted Saturday morning. “Nobody buying and more big trouble coming on emails. Dems looking for a replacement. John Kerry?”

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The Fox News owner donated to Clinton’s presidential primary campaign in 2008, and said in 2014 he could see himself supporting Clinton in 2016 depending “on the Republican candidate totally.” 

In January, Murdoch urged former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to enter the 2016 race amid Fox News’ feud with Republican front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIG investigating Comey memos over classified information: report Overnight Defense: Congress poised for busy week on nominations, defense bill | Trump to deliver Naval Academy commencement speech | Trump administration appeals decision to block suspected combatant's transfer Top Pruitt aid requested backdate to resignation letter: report MORE

“This is Bloomberg’s last chance,” Murdoch tweeted. “You never know until your hat in in the ring!” 

Bloomberg has said he is considering a third-party run if Clinton does not win the Democratic nomination.