Flake to run as independent?
Now that would be interesting. Assuming he could peel off a third of the GOP vote from Chemtrail Kelli and the same from the D nominee, he's in play.
Not sure how that works policy wise, though. He slipped into RINOdom with a voting rating from the Conservative Union nearing 80%. Officially, anything near the low 90s is considered treason in the modern GOP. But in the longer course of things he's still pretty conservative.