Buttigieg Dropped Out Before Super Tuesday To Stop Bernie Sanders

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Pete Buttigieg dropped out of the Democratic primary before Super Tuesday to stop Sanders from building an insurmountable delegate lead.

CNN reported:

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Pete Buttigieg had no intention of staying in a race that he couldn’t win and allowing Bernie Sanders to build a delegate lead that no one could catch. Buttigieg put the party, and some would say the country, ahead of his ego.

Buttigieg is eager to unite the party:

Buttigieg understands that the path for Bernie Sanders to win the Democratic nomination rests on moderates splitting their vote so that Sanders can make a claim to the nomination with roughly 30% support.

Mayor Pete wasn’t going to be the candidate who would help Bernie Sanders divide the vote and, in the process, potentially hand Trump a second term.

Buttigieg put party first and his decision has earned him the affection and respect of Democrats everywhere.

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