Skip to comments.Pete Buttigieg dropping out smells a lot like quid pro quo
Posted on 03/01/2020 4:22:46 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
Somebody made a deal. Was it the DNC? Mike Bloomberg? Perhaps even Joe Biden? Pete Buttigieg, the young Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who won the Iowa Caucus and performed better than expected in the New Hampshire primary and Nevada caucus (and arguably the South Carolina primary where he came in fourth), has inexplicably dropped out of the race two days before Super Tuesday.
Like I said, somebody made a deal.
Timing of the Buttigieg drop out is more than a little unusual.
Maybe he secured some sort of deal a quid pro quo, we might say.
Josh Hammer (@josh_hammer) March 1, 2020
While his chances of winning the nomination were low at this stage, leaving ahead of Super Tuesday, especially following a strong debate performance and over-performing in all four contests to date, it appears to be nothing short of some sort of exchange that pushed him to the decision. Perhaps the DNC told him they would back his run in 2024 if the Democrats lose or 2028 if they win. Maybe Bloomberg and/or Biden offered him a nice cabinet position; its almost certain the VP tap is going to a woman regardless of who gets the nomination. Whatever happened, its highly unlikely Buttigieg would have dropped out willingly with no assurances. He had absolutely nothing to lose and everything to gain by waiting until after Super Tuesday.
Unlike Cory Booker, Julian Castro, and others who dropped out relatively early, Buttigieg had plenty of cash on hand. While its true he will now be able to apply that money to future campaigns, it still seems like a waste considering his age. As the youngest candidate with arguably the brightest future going, there will be plenty of time to raise campaign funds for his next endeavors...
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Of course..he and Sleepy Joe made a deal, he will give Sleepy Joe whatever delegates he’s already received wonder what he was given in return
All your happiness of homosexuals that he was running for office are belong to us.
Supreme Court justice replacing one of the pink pussy hats?
Somebody is getting a new Dacha.
Pete Buttigieg is OUT. All of his SuperTuesday votes will go to Sleepy Joe Biden. Great timing. This is the REAL beginning of the Dems taking Bernie out of play - NO NOMINATION, AGAIN!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 1, 2020
Klobuchar will drop out on Wed, leaving only 3.
Its a Quid Pro Quo wait I thought that was a doggy no no, quick someone get Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler to investigate! WE NEED HEARINGS!
“All your happiness of homosexuals that he was running for office are belong to us.”
More likely Bloomberg bought him out. However suspect that most of the Buttigieg voters will trend toward Sanders. Bloomberg is going to wake with a $500 million dollar migraine on Wednesday.
The Russians must have gotten to him to pave the way for Uncle Bernie!
Nah rumor mill is that Buttplug met with Jimmy Carter in order to help secure the deal
Sounds more like his Chlamydia and yeast infections have flared up from the stress of campaigning giving him an itch that he can’t scratch.
If seafood was involved, it may have been squid pro quo.
Sleepy Joe promised him a tale if he would drop out. One of his children’s bed time stories.
What is that contraption Buttigeig uses?
This move also raises the question: If Butty is out with 26 delegates, why is Lizzy staying in with 8 from Iowa and 3 shutouts since? Maybe the DNC thinks some of her supporters would go to Bernice the Furnace.
That TP Holdes photo is pretty clever!
Trump wasting no time twisting the knife in the Berned...
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