Too bad. I actually agreed with Hugh Hewitt - it might have been good for the GOP, and conservatism, to have the McCain-Huckabee-Romney debate continue (on friendly terms, ideally) for another month or so, even if the outcome was more or less preordained. But at least this way Mitt can save some of his kids' inheritance for the 2012 campaign ...

You can watch the withdrawal speech over at the Corner; Ambinder comments on the crowd reaction here.

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