Mike Kinsley interviews a (somewhat) fictional Democratic presidential candidate:
Q: Governor, in light of your seventh-place showing in five successive primaries, some people are saying it’s time for you to withdraw from the race. What is your reaction to that?
A: Larry, the American people have spoken, and I have heard them loud and clear. They want change, they want leadership, and they demand accountability from all of us who have the privilege of asking for their votes for the highest office in this great country. To withdraw now, simply because the going is tough, would betray everything I stand for. I cannot let down my supporters in that way and still call myself “that krazy kick-ass comeback kid.”
Q: Many people have been hoping you would stop calling yourself that anyway.
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