When a political candidate suspends a campaign it is assumed that the factors at play are the usual suspects -- running out of money, the failure to gain favor and popularity among Party insiders and primary voters, and other considerations that are to be expected. Those considerations include behind the scenes pressures. A good example is Chris Christie's pending announcement today that he is suspending his campaign. Behind the scenes pressure is just as much a factor as the failure to gain popularity with Republican voters.
Click here to read the rest.