Word began leaking out Sunday night that Jon Huntsman plans to drop out as a presidential candidate before the South Carolina primary, and will endorse Mitt Romney. The story is developing with Tweets, Facebook updates, and CNN reporting even as other media outlets are catching wind of this new turn of events that will reportedly take place Monday.
UPDATE: The news of Huntsman dropping out is now being confirmed by the Wall Street Journal: "Mr. Huntsman plans to make his announcement on Monday morning in Myrtle Beach. GOP candidates are gathering in the city for a televised debate Monday night."
Cross-posted at Bearing Drift