Events are conspiring against me…..
Just days away from the very beginning of the 2020 voting cycle and another Dem has called it quits…..
The field is getting thinner by the week…….
This time it is the ex-Congressman of Maryland, John Delaney…..
Not to worry few know his either…..but not a problem for he is gone now…..
The Democratic field shrank again Friday morning, but casual followers of the campaign might struggle to place the name: John Delaney. The former Maryland congressman and current multi-millionaire businessman announced his departure online and said he did not want to hurt other moderate candidates in the race, reports the Washington Post. The move comes just days ahead of the Iowa caucuses. Delaney was barely registering in the polls—support in Iowa rounded to 0%, notes Politico—but it wasn’t for lack of trying: He was the first Democrat to formally join the race, and he did so in July 2017, just six months after President Trump entered the White House.
Delaney visited all of Iowa’s 99 counties by August 2018, before bigger names even announced they were running, notes USA Today. “lt has been a privilege to campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, but it is clear that God has a different purpose for me at this moment in time,” Delaney tweeted. During his campaign, Delaney promised to put forth only bipartisan proposals during his first 100 days in office. “Wouldn’t it be amazing if a president looked at the American people at the inauguration and said, ‘I represent every one of you, whether you voted for me or not and this is how I’m going to prove it,'” he told ABC News last year.
My candidate is still in there slugging away….
And I will keep with tradition and let Queen show Delaney th exit door……
The field should start thinning even more after Iowa and the other early votes…..
I Read, I Write, You Know
“lego ergo scribo”