The Minnesota Congressman and quixotic Democratic challenger to Joe Biden waxed philosophically after zero people showed up at an event in New Hampshire on Tuesday. Pretty much sums up Phillips’ entire campaign in a nutshell. No interest by the public, and no reason for being other than his own ego.
Source: NY Post
Minnesota Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips looked miserable Tuesday when no voters showed up to his outdoor coffee hour in New Hampshire’s largest city to hear why he’s running against President Biden.
Phillips, who polls show to be Biden’s most serious rival in the Jan. 23 Democratic primary, was pictured sitting alone with a box of Dunkin’ coffee on the bumper of his Government Repair Truck outside the DoubleTree hotel in Manchester.
As he realized that nobody was coming — exactly two weeks before voting day — Phillips told the assembled journalists that “sometimes if you build it, they don’t come,” CBS News reporter Jake Rosen posted on X.
Phillips spokeswoman Katie Dolan told The Post that with temperatures in the low 20s, it was simply too cold to hold an event outside and added that a smattering of people did show up when the congressman moved indoors.