Not only did Romney win, but he would have edged out a Gingrich-Santorum combo, if only just. If one of those two does not step aside soon, they are going to split the anti-Romney vote and ensure Romney is the nominee.
"Mitt Romney crushed Newt Gingrich in the Florida Republican presidential primary Tuesday night, surging from a second-place finish in South Carolina to sweep the winner-take-all contest and reassert his front-runner status.
The victory, in the biggest GOP contest to date, is likely to give the former Massachusetts governor a burst of momentum as he, Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul head west to battle in what has become an increasingly negative race.
With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Romney led with 46 percent. Gingrich had 32 percent, followed by Rick Santorum with 13 percent and Ron Paul with 7 percent.
Romney was projected to win all 50 of Florida's convention delegates. "