Tom Steyer Drops Out After Getting Spanked By Joe Biden In South Carolina
Update (2156ET): Still nothing on Steyer’s twitter feed (no slickly produced video? We thought that was your thing?) but Bloomberg has apparently confirmed.
- TOM STEYER ENDS CAMPAIGN FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT – CAMPAIGN SOURCE
Steyer has zero delegates, and despite being on track for a third-place finish Saturday night in SC, he likely won’t pick up any delegates. We suspect the quest for his endorsement won’t be all that fierce among his former rivals.
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Leave it to a comically out-of-touch billionaire to go out on a low note.
After Joe Biden savagely spanked him in front of millions of Americans during the pre-SC debate, then spanked him again in the actual primary, which Biden is projected to win by a surprisingly large margin, billionaire financier Tom Steyer is reportedly dropping out of the Democratic Primary.
I’m told, per a source familiar, that Tom Steyer will be dropping out any minute now
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) March 1, 2020
There hasn’t been any official word out of the Steyer camp yet; the last thing the ‘candidate’ tweeted was a tweet urging supporters to go out and support the race’s true champion of climate justice, an issue that Biden, Bloomberg and the rest of the Democratic pack brutalized him over his investing record (which of course includes holdings in fossil fuel companies etc…).
It’s a great day to vote for the leader who will take immediate action on climate change, and beat Donald Trump in November.
If you haven’t done it yet, go vote South Carolina! https://t.co/Ngd2zmYRjF
— Tom Steyer (@TomSteyer) February 29, 2020
Steyer is most famous for financing an advertising campaign urging lawmakers to sign his petition to impeach President Trump – he called it the ‘Need to Impeach’ campaign. They eventually did, but we suspect that Steyer’s unyielding support for the issue had little to do with it.
Sayonara, Tom. We’ll miss you, and your dumb tie, too.