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The Best Twitter Reactions to Scott Walker Dropping Out of the Presidential Race

By Dustin Rowles | Politics | September 21, 2015 |

By Dustin Rowles | Politics | September 21, 2015 |

Scott Walker dropped his bid for Republican Presidential nominee today, saying that he was called upon to leave the race to “clear the field” and encouraged other marginal candidates with no shot in hell like himself to do the same, so that the establishment could line up behind a “positive” alternative to Donald Trump.

It’s times like these when I almost want to root for Trump, if only because it’s a stick in the eye of the establishment.

That Walker dropped out is not a surprise. He had virtually no shot in hell and he’d failed to gain any traction with voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, who apparently did not care that he managed not to lose a recall election in Wisconsin. He is also surprisingly easy to photograph making the face of a stooge.

A campaign aide for Walker — who dropped out after Twitter backlash in Iowa last March — took to Twitter again to explain why Walker’s campaign failed:

Walker probably should’ve hung on to her.

Meanwhile, Twitter is enjoying the announcement.

And finally:

Now that Scott Walker and Rick Perry have left the race, the Republican Presidential field has been narrowed down to a mere 867 candidates.

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