|Pictured: Martin O'Malley at the second |
Dem-wait, I swear he was right there...
|Ok, fine, they may have had a point...|
Apart from the weird notion that being in the rough geographical center of the county in some way gives Iowans a claim to being more typically American than the rest of us, it sort of makes sense that today's caucuses have a greater impact that other state primaries. Since they're early, a poor showing today can let a campaign know whether or not it's worth it to keep going which, as Martin O'Malley discovered, it's not.
|They're giving 101%! Wait a minute...|
|2%? Looks like you |
just got Huckapunched.
|"FML, this blows! #ImWithBurR"|
"I am officially suspending my campaign. Thank you all for your loyal support. #ImWithHucK"
-The 22 year-old intern Huckabee's
Campaign uses to run the tweeterbooks
Twitter of course, being the traditional forum for failed Presidential campaigns since Aaron Burr's loss to Thomas Jefferson in 1800.
So like, so long Martin O'Malley and Mike Huckabee. One we hardly knew, and the other we wish we'd never heard of. Hey, is anyone else kind of bummed out by by the fact that we're looking at another like ten months of this?
|Holy shit, let's just choose a king...|