POSTED: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 6:54pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 6:59pm
by Jay Root
Rick Santorum’s withdrawal today from the 2012 presidential contest makes Texas Republicans, once again, all but irrelevant in their party’s nomination process.
The drawn-out nature of the race had given party activists rare hope that this would be the most competitive presidential primary since 1976, when Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford duked it out in a contest that didn’t end until the party’s convention...