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Remember the presidential campaign? Yeah, that’s still happening. As of Wednesday, however, it no longer includes a certain Brooklyn Bolshevik. Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday, announcing it in a call with his campaign staff.
“I wish I could give you better news, but I think you know the truth, and that is that we are now some 300 delegates behind Vice President Biden, and the path toward victory is virtually impossible,” Sanders said. “So while we are winning the ideological battle and while we are winning the support of so many young people and working people throughout the country, I have concluded that this battle for the Democratic nomination will not be successful. And so today I am announcing the suspension of my campaign.”
The move clears Joe Biden’s path to the Democratic nomination. Unless the powers-that-be decide to replace the addled 77-year-old former vice president with a more coherent candidate.
Now Sanders is free to relax in one of his three houses and write another book railing against economic inequality. Provided a publisher gives him an advance of at least $5 million.Published in