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Fri Oct 27, 2023, 12:25 AM Oct 2023

GOP Presidential Field Shrinks as Larry Elder Withdraws, Talk show host endorses Trump

He ran against Gavin Newson in the California Gov recall and got walloped. But his ego was swollen because he had won the GOP primary. But he is unelectable because of the significant amount of documented comments made in his rightwing radio history. Comments that are anti women, anti Black, anti civil rights.

GOP Presidential Field Shrinks as Larry Elder Withdraws
Talk show host endorses Trump

A Republican presidential candidate and talk radio host has ended his campaign. Larry Elder said Thursday that he's throwing his support to Donald Trump, the AP reports. It's not clear how much weight Elder's endorsement will carry; he didn't qualify to participate in either GOP debate. Elder said he filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission after being shut out of the first debate, and he stated his case here. Elder hasn't registered on major polling trackers, per the Hill.


The Elder campaign did not provide comment when CNN requested it.

He has mocked premenstrual syndrome, known as PMS, calling it “Punish My Spouse (or Significant Other).” He prominently promoted on his webpage a 1950s textbook on “how to be a good wife” that said women should “have dinner ready” and told them, “Don’t complain.” He reposted an article on his website comparing single mothers on welfare to stray cats.

Elder has already faced some backlash for derogatory remarks he made about women in a 2000 column, in which he wrote that “Women know less than men about political issues, economics, and current events” and claimed that this gave Democrats an edge over Republicans because “the less one knows, the easier the manipulation.”

His disparaging comments have been as recent as January 2017, when he deleted a tweet that implied women taking part in the Women’s March were too unattractive to be sexually assaulted, according to the Los Angeles Times.


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GOP Presidential Field Shrinks as Larry Elder Withdraws, Talk show host endorses Trump (Original Post) BlueWaveNeverEnd Oct 2023 OP
In regards to Field Shrinkage, the GOP fervently wishes for you to know that: RockRaven Oct 2023 #1
I saw this earlier and had almost forgotten all about him.... BigmanPigman Oct 2023 #2
his base is southern calif, campaign office on OC, So I hear of him periodically BlueWaveNeverEnd Oct 2023 #3
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