His often bizarre, ultra-far right views were too much for even most Republicans. With Gingrich on the financial ropes and Paul in it only to get his message across (or be a spoiler?), the stage is set for November. Since we’ve all already heard more than enough from both, how about we put Romney and Obama on a Survivor-type island and let them battle it out there?
Rick Santorum cleared the way for Mitt Romney to claim victory in the long and hard-fought battle for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, giving up his “against all odds” campaign as Romney’s tenacious conservative rival.
Santorum’s withdrawal sets up what is sure to be an acrimonious seven-month fight for the presidency between Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, and Democratic President Barack Obama, with the certain focus on the still-troubled economy.