Tommy Thompson drops out

He said he'd quit the race if he didn't come in first or second in Iowa. How about sixth?

Published August 13, 2007 2:01PM (EDT)

Well, at least he kept his word: Former Wisconsin Gov. and Bush Cabinet member Tommy Thompson, who said he'd quit the presidential race if he didn't finish first or second at this weekend's Iowa straw poll, is in fact dropping out after finishing . . . sixth.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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