3/02/2016 4:42 PM ET |
Filed under: Politik
One down. Four to go.
Super Tuesday is historic for being a turning point in most Presidential elections, and 2016 is no different.
That's because a day after Martin O'Malley called it quits, Ben Carson announced Wednesday that he has officially dropped out of the race as well!
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After peaking in October, the neurosurgeon's consistently poor numbers forced campaign chairman Bob Dees to send an email to supporters alerting them to the news, saying:
"We have often said that 'reality is our friend.' The reality is that we together have been on an amazing journey — the right candidate for the right cause for the right reasons at the right time.
No doubt many of you have tears as you read this, just as I tearfully write these words — tearfully because the reality is that our political efforts must come to a close."
What a shame.
This leaves just Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio, and Donald Trump in the running for the Republican nomination, but we wouldn't be surprised if we saw another political casualty in the next few days.
Are U going to miss Ben's awkwardness at the next debate??
[Image via Ben Carson/Instagram.]
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