In a surprise this week, Richard John Santorum unexpectedly did the common sense thing and withdrew from the Republican Tea Party (GOTP) presidential race – the other two guys are still in it; what are their names?
So, the GOTP primaries are basically done now …
“Ladies and Gentlemen, I present your presidential nominee, Willard Mitt Romney!” (cue crickets)
The regular season primary comes to its all but inevitable end with the current records for the GOTP “Confederacy of Dunces”: Romney 21; Santorum 10; Gingrich 2 and “What’s His Name” 0.
The GOTP Delegate Count (1,144 needed to win) to date is: Romney 566; Santorum 263; Gingrich 140 and Paul 67.
The current GOTP Popular Vote Count is:
So, how does Willard stand up against the President?
The last viable poll (which is neither FOX News nor Rasmussen) the ABC News/Wash Post poll of registered voters conducted 5 – 8 Apr 12; if the general election were held today:
President Obama 51/Romney 44
So, the GOTP clown car has all but come to a wild spinning stop, and if the general election was held today, Willard Mitt Romney would be the GOTP nominee, and he’d lose to President Obama in the general election.
How big would Willard lose? Well, if the General Election were held today, the Electoral College totals based on current poll numbers: