Thank you for your kind words! I’m sorry for taking so long to respond to this question, but there was a lot to write. When you first asked me this question, I was going to talk about all four remaining candidates, but the next day, Rick Santorum dropped out of the race. So that puts a bit of a spin on the race. I was honestly very surprised to hear that he dropped out. Yes, Mitt Romney is in first place, but the race was far from over. The media has been falsely reporting how many delegates each candidate had, and if Santorum won Texas, and after the previous states properly apportioned their delegates, it would have been a very tight race once again. You can read about the delegates below:
So I was very surprised to hear that he dropped out. I do not know why he did. I do know that his daughter had a part to play in it, and if you don’t know about what’s going on with that, it is a very serious disease. Please say a prayer for the Santorum family as they deal with this fatal disease their young daughter has. Politics aside, it is a devastating thing for a parent to go through.
There may have been other reasons as well for dropping out. Maybe some insiders found that he was polling behind Romney in his home state of Pennsylvania, and it would have been pretty embarrassing to not be able to win your home state. Or perhaps he’s just backing out, because his campaign is millions of dollars in debt, and he is gearing up for a potential 2016 run.
I do give Santorum credit though for doing what no one else thought possible. He literally came from out of nowhere, with no funding at all, and was outspent by Mitt Romney by margins of between 7-1 and 10-1 in most states. And against those odds, he was still able to defeat Romney in 11 states.
The good thing about Santorum vs. Romney is that, honestly, based on the states both were winning, Santorum WAS more electable than Romney. Allow me to explain. Was each candidate winning Red States or Blue States? Because that’s what matters in the general election.
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