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Carly Fiorina Is Quitting the Race Too

Carly Fiorina in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Tuesday.

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And then there were … still a lot of them. Carly Fiorina has joined Chris Christie in dropping out of the crowded Republican presidential race after a poor finish in the New Hampshire primary, she announced on Facebook on Wednesday in a message that claimed oddly that her campaign (which heavily touted her experience as a Fortune 500 CEO) was actually about sticking it to the Man on behalf of the little people:

This campaign was always about citizenship—taking back our country from a political class that only serves the big, the powerful, the wealthy, and the well connected. 



Remaining Republican candidates in rough order of current popularity include Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, John Kasich, Jeb Bush, and “Jim Gilmore.” Also Ben Carson, who may or may not be currently aware that New Hampshire held a primary on Tuesday and whose campaign is expected to continue through November and beyond regardless of vote totals or the election being over or a new president getting inaugurated. 


Historians believe Fiorina’s most lasting legacy as a candidate will be this picture of a woman trying to ignore a Fiorina campaign event that is taking place around her as she eats breakfast.

Read more Slate coverage of the GOP primary.