Rick Santorum leaves as Mitt Romney was preparing Pennsylvania broadside

Rick Santorum’s decision to withdraw from the GOP nomination fight comes as Mitt Romney was preparing to ramp up pressure in Santorum’s home state.

Romney had settled on the Pennsylvannia primary two weeks from today as his best chance to force Santorum out for good by embarrassing him in his backyard, and polls showed the two in a close scrap there.

Santorum’s preemptive withdrawal reflects the success of that pressure, along with the mathematical improbability of his quest to deny Romney the nomination.

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