The first casualty of the 2024 GOP primary season has been realized.
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is out of the race… and for good reason, reported Politico.
He could not even manage to make the stage for the first debate, which is absolutely pathetic.
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Suarez surely thought he would get more grip in the campaign than he did.
He started off behind the eight-ball, though, with massive corruption charges hanging over his head.
With the frontrunner in the race having four indictments already, I really don't think people were looking for another candidate with legal problems.
Maybe Suarez thought the fact that he is Latino would overcome that, but it clearly did not.
The really ironic thing about all this was that he was snakebitten by his own words, more or less forced out of the race when he did not make the cut for the first debate.
Suarez had stated repeatedly that candidates who did not make the cut for the Milwaukee debate should not stay in the race. I will at least give him credit for following his own advice.
After announcing that he was going to suspend his campaign, he added that he "will continue to amplify the voices of the Hispanic community – the fastest-growing voting group in our country.
"The Left has taken Hispanics for granted for far too long, and it is no surprise that so many are finding a home in America's conservative movement.
"Our party must continue doing more to include and attract this vibrant community that believes in our country's foundational values: faith, family, hard work, and freedom. Younger voters, Independents, urban voters, and suburban women – all of whom I've carried in previous elections – among others, should find a comfortable home in the GOP and its policies," reported Fox News.
First, however, he will have to fight off those corruption charges and stay out of jail.