So Mark Oaten has bowed to the inevitable and withdrawn.
The question now is who's next in the humiliation parade?
And do we really care?
Tyler has to admit this race isn't turning out to be quite as entertaining as hoped. In fact, alternative blogging opportunities look much more enticing.
When something interesting happens I'll update this, but meanwhile I commend Guido's objective 24/7 coverage.
Pic of Mark Oaten announcing withdrawal: sizor.com