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The terrible solitude of supporting Martin O’Malley, who just dropped out of the presidential race

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Poor Martin.
  • Hanna Kozlowska
By Hanna Kozlowska

Investigative reporter

This article is more than 2 years old.

Martin O’Malley is reportedly suspending his presidential campaign after a meager showing during the Iowa caucuses, with initial counts showing him with less than 1% of the vote.

There were still a resolute and lonely handful of people who turned up to caucus for O’Malley in Iowa. In many cases they were shunted to out-of-the-way locations in school gymnasiums and other sites, far from the crowds supporting Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders during the strange, convoluted Democratic caucus process.

This is how lonely it was to be an O’Malley supporter:

Where the support was lacking, snark was abundant:

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