CNN.com is reporting that Sam Brownback will be dropping out of the presidential race today.
I've never understood why a man with such dedicated religiosity — this Rolling Stone profile called him "God's Senator" — wasn't a hit among the Dobson set. (Maybe it's the Opus Dei thing, or even just the Catholic thing.) Going into the campaign he was the man I'd have put my money on as the GOP's dark horse. But the party seems intent on nominating a black sheep instead.