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Julian Castro drops out
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 1/2/2020 9:52:35 AM

Julian Castro, the former Obama housing secretary and San Antonio mayor, has dropped out of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. The only Latino in the field, Castro established himself as one of the more progressive members in the primary race but had been struggling to raise money and fight his way back onto the debate stage. “It’s with profound gratitude to all of our supporters that I suspend my campaign for president today,” he tweeted. “I’m so proud of everything we’ve accomplished together. I’m going to keep fighting for an America where everyone counts—I hope you’ll join me

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How do you say Twerp in Español?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy 1/2/2020 9:59:35 AM (No. 276383)
Thanks to this bold move by Castro, the average IQ among the remaining democrat contenders was raised to somewhere in the mid-70’s. Film at eleven......
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951 1/2/2020 10:00:21 AM (No. 276384)
Oh no. First a black woman was driven out because of bigoted democrat voters and now a Latino. The shame, the shame. Wonder what pablum Cory Booker is going to spew. I'm sure it will be good. It's the only time the media pays any attention to him.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter 1/2/2020 10:05:34 AM (No. 276391)
hoolYAN is another really good example of ordinary men and women with no particular skill sets nor impressive personalities suddenly believe he or she could be president of the United States.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: momoftwinteens 1/2/2020 10:05:43 AM (No. 276392)
It's just as well. A "President Castro" at the helm just didn't sit well with me, you know?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 1/2/2020 10:07:37 AM (No. 276395)
NO!! Say it ain't so, Julian... Say it ain't so!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross 1/2/2020 10:16:36 AM (No. 276402)
Castro the disastro. Obviously Democrat voters are racist anglophiles.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/2/2020 10:23:41 AM (No. 276408)
Hasta la vista,maricone. Don't let the door hit your derriere on the way out-you and all the so-called 'men' who might need abortions!. What a nutjob.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 1/2/2020 10:25:51 AM (No. 276410)
Why are the democrats working so hard to force peoples of color out of this race?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Strike3 1/2/2020 10:27:22 AM (No. 276411)
What a shame, no Blacks and no Latinos. It doesn't feel like a real presidential race now. I hope the Indian and the Chinese guy hang in there.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: earlybird 1/2/2020 10:38:56 AM (No. 276421)
His first good idea. What will his twin do? Lost without a presidential candidate bro...
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Reply 11 - Posted by: anniebc 1/2/2020 10:40:40 AM (No. 276423)
Who?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 1/2/2020 10:58:48 AM (No. 276444)
FTA: it's time for the Democratic party to change the way that we do our presidential nominating process. Spoken like a true Democrat. When they lose they say the rules should be changed to ensure they win.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 1/2/2020 11:02:52 AM (No. 276449)
Interesting that no blacks or Hispanics have caught on with Democrats for 2020. Obama's coattails appear to be rather short. The final four are a party candidate, a life long Socialist, a woman, and a gay person. Perhaps Obama's coattails only apply to women and gays.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: felixcat 1/2/2020 11:10:08 AM (No. 276451)
Gotta love our campaign laws. By suspending his campaign, he keeps all the monies raised.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/2/2020 11:22:39 AM (No. 276460)
I'm starting to wonder if these dim candidates only stay in until the campaign coffers hit whatever amount they pre-determine that they would like to have!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Starboard_side 1/2/2020 11:27:41 AM (No. 276465)
Why does he say "to all of our supporters"? Wouldn't it be my supporters? What did he actually accomplish - together? He wants to fight for an America (remember there is a north, central and south) where everyone counts ? Everyone does count in the United States of America. It's likely some are being counted more than once, however, and the Democrats are fighting to make sure people who aren't even alive anymore don't have their voter registration removed, or anyone that could not reply to the address on their voter registration card. Wonder if those are who he's fighting for?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Grounded 1/2/2020 11:35:30 AM (No. 276477)
And another one bites the dust. With apologies to Freddy Mercury and Queen.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 1/2/2020 11:45:57 AM (No. 276489)
Fidelito never stood a chance. I doubt even his mother would have voted for him.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Submariner 1/2/2020 12:02:22 PM (No. 276503)
Oh No!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Muguy 1/2/2020 12:07:38 PM (No. 276511)
What did he REALLY contribute to the campaign for the nomination? Everyone else had the same ideas except of Bite Me and "Russian Agent" Tulsi-- I guess his claim to fame was that he wasn't a FAKE like Beto Pendejo
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Reply 21 - Posted by: dbdiva 1/2/2020 12:30:06 PM (No. 276534)
I'd forgotten about him.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: lakerman1 1/2/2020 1:16:21 PM (No. 276565)
I find it interesting that the mainstream and other media, even Fox,declared the little guy the winner of one of the debates. That's about as wrong as anyone could be.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: john56 1/2/2020 1:26:56 PM (No. 276570)
But the campaign has over $1 in unconsumed alcohol which Julian is having shipped to his house.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: john56 1/2/2020 1:27:39 PM (No. 276571)
Oops. I meant $1 million.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rumblehog 1/2/2020 2:17:23 PM (No. 276606)
If a Dem falls in the forest, does anyone notice?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: coldborezero 1/2/2020 3:01:13 PM (No. 276640)
Well; bye.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 1/2/2020 3:19:47 PM (No. 276658)
Now he'll have more time for his Spanish lessons.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: DVC 1/2/2020 3:28:22 PM (No. 276661)
One of the lowest class clowns in a really pathetic batch of clowns.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: zoidberg 1/2/2020 4:51:38 PM (No. 276725)
Adios, pendejo.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 1/3/2020 2:11:57 AM (No. 277102)
How is it that Amy Klobuchar survives ? Which loser will Bernie or Uncle Joe pick ? The Jebster or Mitt ?
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