Trump Warns “Democrats Taking Bernie Out of Play” After Buttigieg Quits Democratic Presidential Race

from Zero Hedge

One day after billionaire Tom Steyer dropped out of the presidential race after spending hundreds of millions on a very expensive ego trip, mayor Pete is also officially out after his dismal performance in South Carolina.

Campaign aide tells me Pete Buttigieg is suspending his campaign this evening.

— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 1, 2020

For a brief few moments after his narrow victory in the Iowa caucus, things looked good for the first openly gay major presidential candidate, but since then things have slumped and following a crushing loss in the South Carolina primary where his poor performance with black Democrats signaled an inability to build a broad coalition of voters, he has reportedly decided to pull the plug.

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