I never thought Rev. Meeks wanted to be Mayor. Turns out, I was right.
"First, he dilly-dallied. Then, he claimed that the only way he could or would do it would be to remain as pastor of his church, clearly an untenable idea to anyone with a serious understanding of the voting electorate in Chicago..." Keep reading here.
Rev Meeks is history in the mayoral race department.
[This link takes you to Rev. Meeks's statement about dropping-out.]
The most interesting part of the statement is his recommendation that Carol Moseley-Braun and Danny Davis withdraw, too.
Now, why in the world, you might wonder, is he proposing this? Something to think about in the midst of all the holiday cheer. [Never a dull moment for Chicago politics junkies. That's for sure.]