Romney Drops Out
February 07, 2008, 11:05 PM
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Romney has dropped out, announcing it during a  surprise speech at CPAC:
FOXNews.com - Romney Drops Presidential Bid, Stuns CPAC Audience - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political Spectrum WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney suspended his presidential campaign Thursday, telling a stunned conservative group that continuing his uphill battle against John McCain would hurt the Republican Party and make it more likely that the Democratic candidate would win the general election in November.

�If I fight on in my campaign, all the way to the convention … I’d forestall the launch of a national campaign and, frankly, I’d be making it easier for Sen. Clinton or Obama to win,� Romney told the Conservative Political Action Conference.

It's ironic that Romney should cite party loyalty as a reason for letting John McCain have the nomination, since party loyalty is  one thing not covered by McCain's world famous "sense of honor."