In the video, Paul did not use the words “drop out,” opting instead to say the campaign is “winding down,” and he encourages supporters to still cast votes for him. But he referred to his campaign in the past tense.
I know I can spin this in a pro-Paul way. Â Hang on–let me think of something.
Â Okay…I’ve got it. Â This was a brilliant move on his part! Â It would have been foolish to drop out of the race while anyone on earth was paying attention.