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Mitt Romney Sweeps All Five GOP Primaries



Shocking, I know. Per GOP12's Christian Heinze:
Here are the latest, hard results from last night's primaries.

NEW YORK (93% reporting).

1. Mitt Romney 62%

2. Ron Paul 16%

3. Newt Gingrich 13%

PENNSYLVANIA (99% reporting).

1. Mitt Romney 58%

2. Ron Paul 13%

3. Newt Gingrich 11%

DELAWARE (100% reporting).

1. Mitt Romney 57%

2. Newt Gingrich 27%

3. Ron Paul 11%

RHODE ISLAND (100% reporting).

1. Mitt Romney 63%

2. Ron Paul 24%

3. Newt Gingrich 6%

CONNECTICUT (99% reporting).

1. Mitt Romney 67%

2. Ron Paul 14%

3. Newt Gingrich 10%
Heinze titles his post "Romney's Big Win" -- but was it really that big?

It has been clear to most political observers that Mitt Romney is/will be the Republican nominee for President for some time. I'll give Romney credit where credit is due -- he did win handily in each of these states. But was this 'big sweep' anything more than what most folks expected?

No. It wasn't.

There was never going to be a resurgence in the Rick Santorum campaign. Nobody was expecting a surprise blow-out from Ron Paul or Newt Gingrich. Doug nails it:
In the end, it doesn’t really matter what Gingrich and Paul do, and Santorum is clearly just angling for some kind of deal with Romney (although it’s hard to see what Santorum has to bargain with at this point). Mitt Romney is the Republican nominee, something that has been eminently clear for months now to be honest. And the General Election campaign has begun.
My emphasis.

Here comes the general election.... I guess. Somewhat anti-climactic, if you ask me.