The paper was less than enthusiastic about the three remaining Republicans in the race.

Newt Gingrich exists in a rhetorical ionosphere and carries more baggage than a fleet of Greyhound buses.

Ron Paul, bless him, is more focused on advancing his libertarian views and elevating the national debate than in becoming president.

Then there’s Rick Santorum. The last-standing in a series of “anybody-but-Mitt” frontrunners has been exposed in recent days for views that may be heartfelt but miss the mainstream by a mile.

Romeny was also endorsed by the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Saturday.

Michigan is the top prize on Super Tuesday, when 10 states will hold nominating contests.