Yesterday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he was dropping out of the race to become the Republican nominee for president.
When I heard the news, I thought: Wait! That’s not what Bobby told me he was going to do!
But I’m getting ahead of myself.
You see, back in August, my son Caleb and I spent a week in Iowa working for Bernie’s campaign. On our day off, we drove to Des Moines to take in the Iowa State Fair.
During presidential election years at the Fair, the Des Moines Register runs something called the Soapbox, where candidates can deliver their stump speeches and answer questions from the crowd.
On the day Caleb and I visited the Fair, Bobby Jindal was on the Soapbox. Here’s a short dispatch: