Source: Independent Political Report
Historian and IPR contributor Darcy Richardson, who had sought the Reform Party USA presidential nomination, wrote the following about the party and his decision to not attend its National Convention this past weekend:
I never really liked going to funerals, so I skipped the Philadelphia convention.
For the record, I pulled out in late July, once it became clear the party wasn’t going to qualify for the ballot in Arkansas, New Jersey and a few of the other relatively easy states. At that point, the nomination really wasn’t worth fighting for…