Republican Jon Elrod is dropping his bid for the 7th Congressional District
seat currently held by Democrat Andre Carson. More importantly, he may just be sinking his chances at ever again being elected to office. Everyone knows you need ambition to be a politician, but voters tend to frown on those who jump ship for higher office only to come crawling back when it doesn't work out.
Poor Jonny. There's always rugby... Video of his bizarre announcement after the jump.