Should Gingrich Exit The GOP Presidential Race?

According to the editors at the National Review, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich should bow out of the 2012 GOP presidential race. While I am not sure about this one, Santorum would certainly be the beneficiary if Gingrich exited at this juncture.

At the moment Rick Santorum appears to be overtaking Newt Gingrich as the principal challenger to Mitt Romney. Santorum has won more contests than Gingrich (who has won only one), has more delegates, and leads him in the polls. In at least one poll, he also leads Romney. It isn’t yet a Romney–Santorum contest, but it could be headed that way.

It is not clear whether Gingrich remains in the race because he still believes he could become president next year or because he wants to avenge his wounded pride: an ambiguity that suggests the problem with him as a leader. When he led Santorum in the polls, he urged the Pennsylvanian to leave the race. On his own arguments the proper course for [Gingrich] now is to endorse Santorum and exit.

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