Friday, January 25, 2008
Poor folks don't run for Pre$ident
The Nation -- Dennis Kucinich is dropping out of the presidential campaign, telling
Cleveland's Plain Dealer he will formalize his announcement on Friday. It is far earlier than Kucinich dropped out in 2004.
The Ohio Congressman's long shot campaign faced a particularly hard slog this cycle: He had anemic fundraising, scant grassroots support and an uphill battle with the mainstream media, which rarely covered his campaign and recently shut him out of televised debates. Soon he will receive a ritualistic, farewell media dis... the tasteless "Red X" that Time Magazine slashes across the face of every would-be president who drops out of the race: