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Mitt Romney Drops Out

By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 7, 2008 6:48PM

2008_2_7.romney.jpgBreaking news: Mitt Romney has dropped out of the presidential race.

“If I fight on in my campaign, all the way to the convention… I forestall the launch of a national campaign, and frankly I would be making it easier for Sen. Clinton or Obama to win... Frankly, in this time of war, I simply cannot let my campaign be a part of aiding a surrender to terror.

He's backing McCain, and now the pressure is on Huckabee to do the same. Here's the whole speech, which includes an attack on pornography--because if there's any crisis facing America today, it's porn. [Washington Post, AP, NYT, Trib]