Lincoln Davenport Chafee, former U.S. Senator and Governor of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Mayor of Cranston, son of the late U.S. Senator John Chafee, and most importantly, farrier extraordinaire, announced this morning that he is abandoning his quest for the Democratic nomination to be President of the United States of America.

His campaign never got off the ground. He did little fundraising, and appeared catatonic during the first Democratic debate.

Today he dropped out. Watch:

The people of Rhode Island are heartbroken. Not because he’s dropping out, but because he now will have more time to spend in Rhode Island.

In honor of his quest, we present his campaign theme song: