Reader comment: “I hate to say this, but Pete needs to drop out now. Along with Warren and Klobuchar [and Steyer and Bloomberg]. The goodwill Pete would earn would do a lot for his future.”

His point was that stopping Bernie the Destroyer is the paramount thing above all, and that if the left-moderate voters could focus entirely on Biden there’s a half-assed chance that Bernie’s momentum might be slowed down or even sputter out.

HE to reader: “Disheartening as your suggestion feels to me right now, Pete sacrificing his candidacy in order to stop Sanders may be the smartest move he could make right now. Of course, Buttigieg and the others will stay the course until after Super Tuesday.”