"It is money and only money that is the reason we are leaving today," said Tom Vilsack, wrapping up his campaign for President.
"I came up against something for the first time in my life that hard work and effort couldn't overcome. I just couldn't work any harder, couldn't give it enough."
Vilsack was the first Democrat to declare, in November 2006. Obama, meanwhile, spent the weekend diving in a pile of gold coins, a la Scrooge McDuck, while Hilary Clinton tried to scheme a way to get her hands on the treasure.
Tom Vilsack, 2006-2007